Claxton, Eric Abley


War Service:
Second Lieutenant ERIC ABLEY CLAXTON of the 18th battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps died of wounds on 31 July 1916, aged 21. Before being commissioned he had served as a private in the Inns of Court Officer Training Corps.

He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Menin Gate

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorial at Blackheath Congregational Church.

He was the son of the Rev. Arthur E. and Frances Alice Claxton, of The London Missionary Society (China).


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