William Charles Layton

28/05/1898 - 03/03/1916

  • Forename(s): William Charles
  • Surname: Layton
  • Date of Birth: 28/05/1898
  • Place of Birth: Redhill, Surrey
  • Nationality: British
  • Country of Death: United Kingdom
  • Father: Charles Robert Layton
  • Mother: Clara Layton nee Clark(e)
  • Siblings: Elsie Clara Layton(B1893), Mary Elizabeth Layton(B1897/D1898), Frederick Charles Layton(B1907).
  • Date of Death: 03/03/1916
  • Age: 17
  • CWGC Age: 17
  • Service Type: Army
  • Regiment/Unit: Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)
  • Battalion, sub-unit or ship: 2/5th Battalion
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Number: T/3984
  • Service record or other biographical information: Enlisted at Redhill, Surrey. Son of Charles Robert and Clara Layton, of 24, Fengates Rd., Redhill.Further details will be provided by Keith Field, a great-nephew of William.
  • Census Years: 1901, 1911
  • Other Sources: Contributed by Redhill Centre for Local and Family History.Image courtesy of Redhill Centre for Local and Family History.Further research by Moira Nairn in discussion with Keith Field(great-nephew of William Charles Layton).