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Walter LAYTON

Regimental number5492
Place of birthRockdale New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPostal assistant
AddressNyngan PO, Nyngan, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W Layton, Bourke PO, Bourke, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919

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