WALTER MILNE CLAYTON

 

 

Born: 19th March 1883, Bethnal Green, Middlesex.

Died: 3rd October 1917; age 34; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Wisbech, Cambridgeshire.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 36539; Regiment: Princess Charlotte of Wales’s (Royal Berkshire) Regiment, 1st/4th Battalion.

Formerly 4683, Cambridgeshire Regiment.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

Panel 105 to 106 & 162.

Tyne Cot Memorial,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   8, Bramford Lane, Ipswich.

 

Walter was 8 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

James Clayton, 43, a Gunsmith, born Ipswich.

Louisa Clayton (nee Milne), 42, born Blackfriars, London.

James Edward Humphrey Clayton, 11, born Bethnal Green, Middlesex.

George Milne Clayton, 5, born Ipswich.

Blanche Ethel Clayton, 4, born Ipswich.

 

1901   1, St. Margaret’s Plain, Ipswich.

 

Walter was 18 years old, a Railway Clerk. He was living with his parents & siblings.

James, 53, a Newsagent – own account – at home.

Louia, 53.

James, 21, a Compositor.

George, 15, a Railway Clerk.

Blanche, 14.

 

1911   1, St. Margaret’s Plain, Ipswich.

 

Walter was 28 years old, a Clerk – Railway. He was living with his widowed father & brother.

James, 63, a Newsagent & Tobacconist – own account – at home.

George, 25, a Clerk – Railway.

 

Walter’s mother, Louisa Clayton, died February, 1911, Ipswich.

 

 

Princess Charlotte of Wales’s (Royal Berkshire) Regiment, 1st/4th Battalion:http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/princess-charlotte-of-waless-royal-berkshire-regiment/

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