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William Thomas HAYTON

Regimental number2156
Place of birthCastleton, Grosmont, Yorks, England
SchoolElementary School
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J W Hayton, 97 Cleveland Street, Gisborough Yorkshire, England
Enlistment date22 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 12 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 September 1918
Place of death or woundingHamel, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialJeanscourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row F, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary HAYTON, 97 Cleveland Street, Guisborough, Yorks., England
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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