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Edward Kenneth CLAYTON

Regimental number1627
Place of birthBowral New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressJugiong via Cootamundra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Arthur Clayton, Jugiong via Cootamundra, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1630 Pte Algie CLAYTON, 56th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 December 1932
Place of burialMacquarie Park Cemetery

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