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: