Louis Clay (c.1885-1917)

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Louis Clay

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.

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