Claxton, William –

Son of Reverend William Henry and Rose Eliza Claxton, of 46, Hampton Road, Forest Gate, London. Father was former pastor of the New Jerusalem Church, Bolton Road, Kearsley, Lancashire. An old boy of the Bolton Municipal Secondary School. One of four out of five sons lost. Posted missing following an attack on Turkish outposts and subsequently presumed killed.

Personal details

  • Surname: Claxton
  • Forename: William
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Brightlingsea, Essex
  • Place of residence: Forest Gate, Essex
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: March 12th, 1918
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


Local newspaper entries

  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 25/10/1918

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