Clayton, Norman –

Son of John Thomas and Mary Elizabeth Clayton, of 65, Castle Street, Haulgh, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted June 1915. Formerly Corporal 5239, 4th/5th Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment; formerly Lance Sergeant 241521, 4th/5th Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Promoted from Lance Corporal to Corporal 16/08/1915. Commissioned 30/01/1918, King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

Personal details

  • Surname: Clayton
  • Forename: Norman
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Not known
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 27
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: February 10th, 1919
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Unit: 1st/4th (Territorial) Battalion.
  • Service number: Not known
  • Regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 11/06/1915 20/08/1915 01/03/1918 08/11/1918
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7g 5f 6g 6c*

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