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Thomas George CLAYTON

Regimental number1689
Place of birthMenzies, Western Australia
SchoolMenzies, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Address63 Hereford Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Elizabeth Clayton, 63 Hereford Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Previous military serviceSenior Cadets
Enlistment date3 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted July 1915
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingMarcel Cave near Villers-Bretonneux
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XII, Row B, Grave No. 2), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas George CLAYTON and Elizabeth CLAYTON, 63 McMaster Street, Victoria park, Western Australia. Born in Australia

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