Frank Clayton

Royal Fusiliers

Personal Details

Born: 19 September 1898 in Whitchurch, Shropshire.

Family: Only son of Thomas and Ann Clayton. In 1931 Frank married Hilda A Heatley in Whitchurch. They had one daughter, Margaret, born in 1932 in Whitchurch.

Residence: In 1901 Frank and his parents were living in Romiley, near Stockport, Cheshire. Ten years later they had moved to Whitchurch and were residing at 3a Wrexham Road. In 1919 this was the address given for Frank on the Absent Voters List for the town. In 1939 Frank and Hilda were living at 11 Wrexham Road, Whitchurch with Frank’s mother Ann and their daughter.

Employment: In 1939 Frank was the clerk to Whitchurch Urban District Council.

Died: 23 September 1975 in Whitchurch.

Military Details

Regiment: Royal Fusiliers

Rank: Acting Corporal

Service Number: 70159  (see other information)

Date of Enlistment: Not known

Date of Discharge: Not known

Reason for Discharge: Not known

Other Information: The service number 70159 was listed on the Absent Voters list as Frank’s but research finds it to be that of a Vincent Twomey in the same regiment.

Medals and Awards

Not known

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