Norman Clayton (c.1890-1916)
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. Lance Corporal. No 36. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Huddersfield. Son of William and Kate Clayton, 20 Ellis Buildings, Fitzwilliam Street, Huddersfield. Educated at Spring Grove Council and Huddersfield Parish Church Schools. Employed as a steel driller by Messrs James Hopkinson's engineering works at Birkby, Huddersfield. Husband of Kate Clayton, 13 Kirkmoor Place, off Northgate, Huddersfield. Had served with the local Territorials since 1908. Enlisted August 1914. Embarked for France April, 1915. Killed in action at Thiepval Wood 5.7.1916 age 26 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- Brother of Private FREDERICK CLAYTON, killed in action, 8.5.1915.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Lance Corporal NORMAN CLAYTON
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Wednesday, July 5, 1916
- record ID: 760717
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #760717)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #849755)