Frank Denton CLAXTON
- Born: 28 Aug 1884, Archer St., North Adelaide, S.A., Australia 3 4
- Married: 23 Apr 1921, Brougham Place Congregational Church, North Adelaide, S.A., Australia 1 2
- Died: 14 Sep 1940, North Adelaide, S.A., Australia 5 6
- Buried: 15 Sep 1940, West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, S.A., Australia 7
"On the 14th of September, at a private hospital, North Adelaide, Frank Denton, beloved husband .of Madge L. Claxton, of Cadell, and eldest son of the late W.D.H. Claxton, of Glenelg, aged 56 years."
Joined the Australian Imperial Force of 4 Jan 1915...
Regimental number 2709
Religion Church of England
Address Pier Street, Glenelg, South Australia
Marital status Single
Age at embarkation 30
Next of kin Father, W D Claxton, Pier Street, Glenelg, South Australia
Enlistment date 4 January 1915
Rank on enlistment Corporal Wagon Orderly
Unit name 4th Light Horse Field Ambulance
Rank from Nominal Roll Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll 15th Field Ambulance
Fate Returned to Australia 23 March 1919
Other details Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal 8
Frank married Madge Lai-Lai HILL, daughter of H. A. HILL and Unknown, on 23 Apr 1921 in Brougham Place Congregational Church, North Adelaide, S.A., Australia 1 2. (Madge Lai-Lai HILL died in 1987.)
"On the 23rd April, at Brougham Place Congregational Church, by the Rev. Alfred Gifford, Frank Denton (late A.I.F.), elder son of Mr. W. D. H. Claxton, of Glenelg, to Madge Lailai, elder daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Hill, late of Western Australia and Fiji. Present address, Cadell."