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Edward Thomas LAYTON

Regimental number2199
Place of birthPort Melbourne Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPlumber
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Thomas R Layton, Hogan Street, Tatura, Victoria
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 March 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1148 Pte John Mackay LAYTON, 5th Bn, killed in action, 10 May 1916; 1224 Pte Richard Goulburn LAYTON, 59th Bn, killed in action, 15 October 1917.

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