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CLAXTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Transcribed & Researched by Lynda Smith - 2005

Claxton 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.

Photographs Copyright © Simon Knott 2005

IN GRATITUDE
TO THE LORD OF HOSTS
FOR VICTORY IN THE GREAT WAR
AND IN MEMORY OF

SHARMAN
Arthur John
Private 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.
THROWER William
Probably: 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.
VINCENT
Frederick George
Probably: 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.

WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR
KING AND COUNTRY 1914 – 1918.

12 February 2005

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