Service Number: 4162
Enlisted: 23 August 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Northeich, Cheshire, England, 1896
Home Town: Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Motherwell Board School, Scotland
Occupation: Waterside worker
Died: Killed in Action, Pozières, France, 23 July 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ithaca War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

23 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4162, Brisbane, Queensland
3 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4162, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
3 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4162, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kyarra, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia at the age of 16 years.

Son of John and Isabella Clayton of  Ozanne Street,  Paddington, QLD

25 August 1915 - Parents gave signed permission for Walter to serve overseas

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal