Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Arthur Claydon

In memory of:

Captain Arthur Claydon

July 8, 1918

Military Service


Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force

Division:

32nd Sqdn.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 385 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VII. E. 6.

Location:

Souchez is a village in the Department of the Pas-De-Calais, 3.5 kilometres north of Arras on the main road to Bethune. It lies in the valley of the Souchez river, between the Lorette Bridge to the west and Vimy Ridge to the east. The CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY is about 1.5 kilometres south of the village on the west side of the D937 Arras-Bethune Road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Attestation Papers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CHILD TO CLAYTON.  Microform Sequence 20; Volume Number 31829_B016729. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 164.  Page 1031 of 1068
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Telegraph of August 5, 1918 upon the awarding of the Distinguished Flying Cross to Captain Claydon. Image taken from web address of https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/ww1-archive/12215440/Daily-Telegraph-August-5-1918.html
  • Grave Marker– Courtesy Wilf Schofield, England
  • Biography– Photo courtesy Keith Boswell, England
  • Biography– Photo courtesy Keith Boswell, England

Learn more about the Canadian Virtual Memorial

To learn more please visit our help page. If you have questions or comments regarding the information contained in this registry, email vac.cvwm-mvgc.acc@canada.ca or call us.

Date modified: