Frederick Clayton (1895-1915)
An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- CLAYTON, FREDERICK. Private. No 13095. 1st Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Born Aston's Yard, Upperhead Row, Huddersfield, 25.8.1895. Son of the late William and Kate Clayton, 20 Ellis's Buildings, Fitzwilliam Street, Huddersfield. Educated at Huddersfield Parish Church Schools. Employed firstly at Messrs Broadbents, Central Ironworks and then by the London and North Western Railway Company as a goods porter. Single. Enlisted 1.9.1914. Killed in action at Ypres, 8.5.1915, aged 19. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the MENIN GATE MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- Huddersfield Parish Church; St. Andrew's Church, Leeds Road, Huddersfield; London and North Western Railway Company Roll.
- Brother of Private NORMAN CLAYTON, killed in action, 5.7.1916.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private FREDERICK CLAYTON
- regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
- died: Saturday, May 8, 1915
- age: 19 years
- record ID: 1606953
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #1606953)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #848564)