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Leonard Eric CLAYTON

Regimental number3299
Date of birth24 February 1894
Place of birthWinton, Queensland
SchoolCork Street State School, Winton, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
Address1031 President Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, T Clayton, 1031 President Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 August 1915
Place of enlistmentKalgoorlie, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 January 1919
Discharge date5 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 22116 Gunner John CLAYTON, 8th Field Artillery Brigade, died of wounds, 13 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Total war service: 3 years 240 days (of which 3 years 102 days were abroad).

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 July 1971
Age at death77
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia

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