Regiment : 2nd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 22832
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action on 20th August 1916
Buried : Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, France, Pier and Face 5A and 6C.
Birthplace : Feckenham, Worcestershire, enlisted Worcester
Memorial : Redditch Our Lady of Mount Carmel RC Church WW1 War Memorial
Credits : Researched by Jillian Coombes.
Additional information on the memorial: 1916.
On the 1911 census a James Layton, aged 26, Crochet Polisher, lived with his wife Ursula Layton at 52 Walford Street, Redditch.
The Bromsgrove, Droitwich and Redditch Messenger, Saturday 7th October 1916:
Worcestershire Regiment Casualties
Layton J. (22832)