War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Transcribed & Researched by Lynda Smith
is a small village a few miles south-east of Norwich and close to the
River Yare. For
more information and pictures of Claxton church please see Simon
Knott's Norfolk Church Website.
Copyright © Simon Knott 2005
TO THE LORD OF HOSTS
FOR VICTORY IN THE GREAT WAR
AND IN MEMORY OF
12694. 7th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France
& Flanders on 13th October 1915. Aged 22. Born Claxton. Enlisted
Norwich. Son of George and Sarah Sharman, of Claxton, Thurton, Norwich.
Buried: Arras Road Cemetery, Roclincourt, Pas de Calais, France.
Ref. III. C. 8.
Private 10242. 6th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in
action in France & Flanders on 22nd March 1918. Born Beccles. Enlisted
Norwich. Commemorated: Chauny Communal Cemetery British Extension,
Aisne, France. Sp. Mem. 3. H. 13.
Private 35920. 7th Battalion Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action in
France & Flanders on 5th April 1918. Born Stratton Strawless, Norfolk.
Lived Drayton, Norfolk. Enlisted Norwich. Commemorated: Arras Memorial,
Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3.
GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR
KING AND COUNTRY 1914 – 1918.