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Died within 2 days of joining up

 
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DelBoy



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PostPosted: Fri Nov 04, 2011 9:19 pm    Post subject: Died within 2 days of joining up Reply with quote

This must be among the shortest speels in the Army there can be. This unfotunate man signed up on new years day in London and died less than 48 hours later in a Glasgow barracks.

Name: CLAYTON, WILLIAM GEORGE
Initials: W G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: 6th Depot
Date of Death: 03/01/1915
Service No: 60476
Additional information: Husband of Daisy A. Clayton, of 14, Plymouth Rd., Bromley, Kent.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: H. 1430.
Cemetery: GLASGOW WESTERN NECROPOLIS

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 05, 2011 9:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

See: (Page 6), Western Necropolis (War Graves Project)

http://scottishwargraves.phpbbweb.com/viewtopic.php?t=129&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=75&mforum=scottishwargraves

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 06, 2011 2:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for that Anne.

Derek.
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