Horace Clifton CLAYTON

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CLAYTON, Horace Clifton

Service Number: TX622
Enlisted: 10 November 1939
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 2nd/12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Dover, Tasmania, Australia, 1 July 1911
Home Town: Dover, Huon Valley, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Orchardist
Died: Died of wounds, Papua, 25 January 1943, aged 31 years
Cemetery: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Townsville 2/12th Battalion Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

10 Nov 1939: Enlisted Private
10 Nov 1939: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Sergeant, SN TX622, 2nd/12th Infantry Battalion
25 Jan 1943: Involvement Sergeant, SN TX622, 2nd/12th Infantry Battalion, Kokoda - Papua New Guinea

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Horace Clifton CLAYTON was born in Dover, Tasmania on 1st July, 1911

His parents were Joseph Thomas CLAYTON & Catherine Ann HARDY

He died of Wounds in Papua on 25th January 1943 and is buried in the Port Moresby (Bomana) Cemetery

 

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