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Private V A Clayton


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Private Victor Arthur CLAYTON, G/29622, 8th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 9th October 1918, age 19.

Born Folkestone, Kent, son of Benjamin and Sarah Ann Clayton, of 42, Warren Road, Folkestone, Kent.


1911 Census - 12 Thanet Gardens, Folkestone, Kent - Benjamin Clayton, head, age 46, married, platelayer, South Eastern & Chatham Railway, born Folkestone, Kent; Sarah Ann Clayton, wife, age 40, married 15 years, 8 children, 6 still alive, born Plastow, London; Benjamin William Clayton, son, age 14, grocers errand boy, born Folkestone, Kent; Victor Arthur Clayton, son, age 11, school, born Folkestone, Kent; Beatrice May Clayton, daughter, age 9, school, born Folkestone, Kent; Edward Walter Clayton, son, age 5, school, born Folkestone, Kent; Mabel Grace Clayton, daughter, age 3, born Folkestone, Kent; Bessie Dorothy Clayton, daughter, age 9 months, born Folkestone, Kent.


Enlisted Canterbury, Kent.

Commemorated at Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Panel 7, Pas de Calais, France.


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