Louis Clay (c.1885-1917)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- CLAY, LOUIS. Private. No 4905. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Golcar. Husband of Sarah Clay, 2 Slades, Linthwaite. Employed as a weaver by Messrs Charles Lockwood and Sons. Attended Golcar Baptist Church and was a member of Golcar Liberal Club. Enlisted 4.3.1916. Embarked for France January, 1917. Wounded by shrapnel in both thighs during his first time in the trenches. Died at No 4 Casualty Clearing Station, 23.2.1917, aged 31 years. Buried VARENNES MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row I, Grave 47.
- ROH:- Linthwaite War Memorial; St. John's Church, Golcar; Golcar Baptist Church; Huddersfield Drill Hall.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private CLAY
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Friday, February 23, 1917
- record ID: 72789
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #72789)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #846777)