Norman Clayton (1899-1919)

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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, NORMAN. Private. 5th Reserve Battalion Sherwood Foresters. Born Huddersfield 10.2.1899. Son of John Herbert and Ann Smith Clayton, 40 Cobcroft Road, Fartown. Educated at Almondbury Grammar School. A keen cricketer. Employed as a clerk. Enlisted 17.3.1917. Gassed 15.8.1918. Died at home, 40 Cobcroft Road, Fartown, from pneumonia and the effects of gas poisoning, 13.4.1919, aged 20 years. Buried EDGERTON CEMETERY, HUDDERSFIELD.
ROH:- Christ Church, Woodhouse Hill; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.