1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

John Clayton

Contributed by: Andrelee Neal, on 2008-11-08

John Clayton
Rank
First Name John
Surname Clayton
Year of Birth 1895
Year of Death 1916
Regiment Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Place of Wartime Residence Glasgow, Lanarkshire

John's Story

John Clayton was born on 15 July 1895 in Glasgow. He was the eldest son of Joseph Clayton and Susan Potts. He enlisted in the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 10th Batt. and his death is listed as 21 January 1916. His name is mentioned on the Loos Memorial.

he was 22 years old and had his whole life in front of him. He was my great uncle and my cousin Gary Clayton now visits the Loos Memorial to pay our respects every year.

He will never be forgotten

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