Born: 1893, Ipswich.

Died: 4th May 1917; age 24; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 24000

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 8th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial Reference:

Bay 4.

Arras Memorial,

Pas de Calais,





1901   231, Rose Hill Road, Ipswich.


George was 8 years old and living with his parents, siblings & widowed maternal grandfather.

Walter Claydon, 46, a Bricklayer’s Labourer, born Sproughton, Suffolk.

Mary Ann Claydon (nee Stolley), 45, born Ipswich.

Herbert Walter Claydon, 15, a Gardener’s Boy, born Ipswich.

Lucy Eunice Claydon, 13, born Ipswich.

Charles Henry Claydon, 11, born Ipswich.

Henry Stolley, 78, born Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk.


1911   231, Rose Hill road, Ipswich.


George was 18 years old, a Chemist’s Messenger. He was living with his parents & brother.

Walter, 57, a General Labourer – Building.

Mary Ann, 55.

Herbert, 25, a Waiter – Restaurant.


Soldiers’ Effects to Mary Claydon – mother.


Probate to Mary Claydon – mother.


George is also remembered on the war memorial at ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH, Ipswich.


 Suffolk Regiment, 8th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements


Friends of The Suffolk Regiment



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