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William Claypole

William Claypole

Male 1888 - 1917  (29 years)

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  • Name William Claypole 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born 1888  Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1891  (85), Corby Road, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1901  (122), Blind Lane, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1911  Church Street, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1911 
    Carrier 
    Military Service 1917  Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Private (20553) 6th Batallion, Northamptonshire Regiment 
    Died 15 Nov 1917  Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Commemoration 1918  Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Krombeke, Poperinge, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1639  Extended Craxford Family | The main Craxford branch RED pages I5 (James Ernest Craxford) + I77 (Arthur Craxford)
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2011 

    Father John Claypole,   b. 1851, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Mary Anne Tansley,   b. 1854, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1940, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 18 Jan 1874  St Mary Magdalene, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F485  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Mary Atkins,   b. 1869,   d. 7 Nov 1939, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 8 Feb 1911  St Mary Magdalene, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Claypole, William (1911) and Mary Claypole
    MC: Claypole, William (1911) and Mary Claypole
    Mary Atkins was the widow of Thomas Claypole. Thomas and William were third cousins. William was killed in France in the first World War
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2011 
    Family ID F8537  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1888 - Cottingham, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Feb 1911 - St Mary Magdalene, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Private (20553) 6th Batallion, Northamptonshire Regiment - 1917 - Belgium Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Nov 1917 - Belgium Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCommemoration - 1918 - Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Krombeke, Poperinge, Belgium Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    William Claypole, Carrier of Cottingham
    William Claypole, Carrier of Cottingham
    This photograph probably derives from 1912 - 13. The woman is almost certainly William's wife, Mary Atkins. She had been married to Thomas Claypole (William's third cousin) who died in 1909. William was killed in Belgium during the first World War.
    William Claypole
    William Claypole
    Detail from the postcard photograph below
    The medals of William Claypole
    The medals of William Claypole
    LEFT: The British War and Victory Medals which were awarded to him posthumously.

    CENTRE: The World War I Next of Kin Memorial Plaque* awarded to the families of servicemen killed during the war or who died of related causes in the seven years thereafter. The plaque was made of bronze, stamped with the serviceman's name and measured about 5 inches in diameter.

    RIGHT: The accompanying note signed by King George V


    * More details can be found in the article The Memorial Plaque at the Imperial War Museum.

    Headstones
    WG: Claypole, William
    WG: Claypole, William

    Citation


    Headstone photograph by Sally (Pearlady) at Find A Grave
    Plot: Grave XIII. C. 16

    Medal Cards
    Claypole, William
    Claypole, William
    This card notes his enrolment as a private into the Northamptonshire Regiment (service number 20553)
    He was entitled to the Victory and British War medals. The K1/101 B10 reference is a medal roll book indentifier which listed medals issued by the Warley district (the Northamptons, Bedfords, Suffolks, Essex, Norfolks, Hertfordshire, and Cambridgeshire Regiments).

  • Sources 
    1. [S19] 1901 England Census, Kettering RG13/1450 2 23 (Reliability: 4).

    2. [S284] 1911 England Census, Kettering Rothwell RG14PN8591 RG78PN445 RD167 SD3 ED2 SN122 (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Kettering 3b 205 (JFM 1874) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Kettering 3b 234 (JFM 1911) (Reliability: 4).


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