Clayton, George Seth (3710)

Place of Birth: Tilbury, England

Age: 19 years 1 month

Enlistment Details: Wednesday, 7 July 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 3710            view online service record

Address:
211 Princes Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
George M Clayton (father)
48 Altmore Avenue
Eastham, London, England

Embarkation Details:
Date: Tuesday, 23 November 1915
Ship: HMAT Ceramic A40
Port: Adelaide, SA
Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion – 12th Reinforcements

Fate:
KIA: Thursday, 4 July 1918
Place: France


Private, 60 Infantry, killed in action 4 July, 1918, France, aged 22, commemorated Mericourt-L’Abbe Communal Cemetery Extension, France.

Parents: George and Jane Elizabeth CLAYTON born Tilbury Docks, London, England (arrived c. 1912 at 16 years), educated Gravesend, Kent, England. He enlisted as a 19-year-old factory hand from 211 Princes Street with father in London as next of kin. Embarked for reasons unknown from Adelaide.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

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