Clayton, John A

John Arnold Clayton, Second Lieutenant, “A” Coy., 7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment (Mentioned in Despatches)
Died 26th March 1917 in Palestine, aged 25

 

EARLY LIFE

Son of John and Mary Ann Clayton, of “Ivy Dene,” Chester Rd., Macclesfield.

More information will be added here when research is complete.

 

WW1 SERVICE

 

COMMEMORATION

2/Lt John Clayton has no known grave and is commemorated on Panel Ref. 19 of the Jerusalem Memorial, Israel. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for 2/Lt John Clayton.

In Macclesfield, 2/Lt John Clayton is commemorated on the Park GreenTown HallSt Michael’s ChurchChrist Church School and King’s School war memorials.

 

SOURCES

Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Macclesfield Times: 23 September 1921 (photo supplement)


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