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Bulwell Nottingham
Born in 1873, George Clayton married Annie Eliza Blatherwick at Nottingham in 1894. Seven of their eight children survived infancy - Nellie b.1895, Gershom b.1899, Harold b.1901, Elsie b.1903, George b.1907, Lilly b.1908 and Mary b.1910. In 1911 they lived at 4 Mullberry Terrace Bulwell Nottingham.
He was a coal miner.
19 Feb 1916
42
20171
Private
1/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
George Clayton served with the 7th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) [Robin Hood Rifles]. He died at Bagthorpe Isolation Hospital and was buried in Basford Cemetery on 26th February 1916. However, he is not recorded as casualty of war by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
Death notice published 26th February 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post : 'CLAYTON. – On February 19th, Private George Clayton passed away. Internment Basford Cemetery, Saturday, February 26th, 3.30.' Notice courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918 .
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