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Regimental number4368
Place of birthLiverpool, England
SchoolSt Lawrance, Kirkdale, Liverpool, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
Address12 The Avenue, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, W V Laylee, 90 Leven Street, Kirkdale, Liverpool, England
Enlistment date9 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWon 100 yards Open Championship Swimming 14th Brigade at Cairo 25th April 1916.
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Annie LAYLEE, 90 Leven Street, Kirkdale, Liverpool, England

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