Friday, December 9, 2016

Samuel James Claydon

badgeaifww1Serial Number and Rank: 57956, Private
Birth: Milton 1895/5063
Parents:  Nathan Claydon and Matilda Shepherd
Enlisted:  Lismore 15 June 1918
Next of Kin:  Fa. Nathan Claydon of Lauredale
Service:  5th General Service Reinforcements
Served in South Africa, RTA 4 December 1918
Death:  1999 Alstonville Lismore NSW 104 years old
Honour Rolls:  Milton Methodist
Cousin to the Pearman brothers who served in WW1

Felton Herbert Claydon served with the 49th Battalion as was killed in action in 1916 in France.  Samuel James Claydon served with the 5th General Service Reinforcements in South Africa and returned to Australia in December 1918. Bruce Thomas Claydon served with Queensland Reinforcement 5 and the 9th Battalion, he returned to Australia in July 1919.

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