Claxton, Benjamin –

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. Formerly 13/51681, Training Reserve. Died at Bangour Military Hospital, Edinburgh, of pneumonia following being shot in the lung on 21/08/1918.

Personal details

  • Surname: Claxton
  • Forename: Benjamin
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Place of residence: Not known
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 21
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: September 10th, 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 27/12/1918

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