CLAYTON, John Hume

Service Number: 3709
Enlisted: 6 August 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 58th Infantry Battalion
Born: White Hills, Victoria, 1896
Home Town: Anakie, Greater Geelong, Victoria
Schooling: Anakie State School and Geelong CofE Grammar School
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in Action, France, 15 July 1916
Cemetery: Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Bethune, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Plot 1, Row K, Grave 126
Memorials: Anakie & Staughtonvale Roll of Honor, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bannockburn Moorabool Presbyterian Church Honor Roll, Batesford Moorabool Presbyterian Church Honour Roll, Lara Memorial Gates
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World War 1 Service

6 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3709, Melbourne, Victoria
23 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3709, 8th Infantry Battalion
23 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3709, 8th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Adelaide
15 Jul 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3709, 58th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Henry and Agnes Louson Clayton of Anakie, Victoria.

30 July 1915 - Parents signed a letter of consent for John to serve overseas

21 February 191 - to hospital with influenza

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in the Citizen Forces, North Carlton, Victoria