Norman Clayton (c.1890-1916)

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.
Norman Clayton

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.
ROH:- Huddersfield Parish Church; Huddersfield Drill Hall.
Brother of Private FREDERICK CLAYTON, killed in action, 8.5.1915.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission