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Charles George LAYTON

Regimental number1718
Place of birthSouth Grafton, Clarence River, New South Wales
SchoolSouth Grafton Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressSouth Grafton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, J G Layton, South Grafton, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 19 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 April 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death33.5
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialBrewery Orchard Cemetery (Plot IV, row B, Grave No. 22), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary LAYTON. Native of South Grafton, New South Wales

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