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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Ventnor -
- Holy Trinity Church -
- Edward Harold Clayton Memorial -

Location

In Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Road, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1UY
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 40909  
 
Historic England Listing Status

Holy Trinity Church is Listed Grade C. Since the Memorial forms part of the fittings of the Church, it is assumed to be covered by the Listing.
 
Description

Brass plaque.

Memorial

Edward Harold Clayton
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Inscription


IN LOVING MEMORY OF
EDWARD HAROLD CLAYTON
2ND LIEUTENANT ROYAL AIR FORCE
SEVERELY WOUNDED AUG 11TH, DIED AUG 21ST, 1918
HIS 20TH BIRTHDAY
BURIED AT VALENCIENNES R.I.P.


 

Further Information

CWGC record ...

Son of the Rev. Arthur Prestwood Clayton, M.A., and Mary Georgina Clayton, of Kilnhurst, Ventnor, Isle of Wight.

2nd Lt Clayton was the Observer in a DH.9 aircraft (serial no D1721) of 98 Sqn, RAF, which was shot down on the 11th August 1918. The pilot, Lt S D Connolly was taken prisoner of war.
 
Acknowledgments :

Information provided by John Bloodworth
 
Further Biographical Information



 
 

 
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