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20 Nov 1891
Charles Halford Clay was the son of George Thomas a lace maker and Ann Clay (née Bradley). His father was born in 1858 in Derbyshire and his mother (1862-1911) at Radford. Married in 1880, they had ten children, eight surviving infancy - Amelia b.1883, Isaac b.1888, William Robert b.1890 George Thomas b.1891, Charles Halford b.1891, Albert b.1894, Elizabeth Ann b.1896 and John b.1898. In 1911 they lived at 43, Nottingham Road Nottingham. Albert was a mechanic/fitter.
He was a butcher's assistant in 1911.
15 Aug 1917
1566404 - CWGC Website
The Post Office, Parkhill Ontario. His parents lived at 68 Burford Road, Nottingham by the time Charles enlisted.
75th Bn Canadian Infantry
Charles Halford Clay attested on 4th April 1916 at Parkhill, Ontario.
Vimy Ridge Memorial Two of his brothers served during the Great War and survived . Albert Clay served with the 7th Battalion Sherwood Forester and George Thomas Clay with the Royal Field Artillery.
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