Pte Samuel Henry CLAXTON – 2nd Btn – Killed in action 30/11/1916

Private 6799 Samuel Henry Claxton. 2nd Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company. Killed in action at Ploegsteert on 30th November 1916, aged 26. Buried at Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, France.

  • Enlisted at Armoury House
  • Admitted in to the HAC on 24th January 1916
  • Resident of Snodland, Kent
  • Went overseas on 1st October 1916
  • Killed in action at Beaumont Hamel* on 30th November 1916
  • Aged 26
  • Buried at Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, France
  • Grave ref. VI. F. 49.
  • Son of William Henry and Rose Eliza Claxton, of 46, Hampton Rd., Forest Gate, London

* Goold Walker states killed in action at Ploegsteert


Men of the Honourable Artillery Company killed or wounded at Beaumont Hamel:

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