Frederick Oliver Layton

Name

Frederick Oliver Layton

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

23/04/1917
23

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
23304
Bedfordshire Regiment
4th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

ARRAS MEMORIAL
Bay 5.
France

UK Memorials

Barkway Village Memorial
St Mary Magdalene Church Memorial, Barkway
St Mary’s Church Memorial Reed
Newsells Memorial Stone

Pre War

Born on 21 Jul 1894 in Noel Villas, Reed, Herts. younger son of William Henry and Hannah (Hale) Layton later of The Cottages, Bury Farm, Newsells, Herts. and baptised on 16 Sep 1894 in Reed. He lived in Reed in 1901 and 1911 as a farm labourer.

Wartime Service

Enlisted on 15 Nov 1915 and entered France on 1 Jul 1916. He was reported missing after fighting at La Gavrelle.

Additional Information

Brother of Cecil William John LAYTON who died on 9 Oct 1916 and is listed on this same memorial.

Acknowledgments

Paul Johnson, Adrian Pitts, Malcom Lennox