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Name:
Percy Maurice Layton
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9th Gloucesters
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18 South View
Civilian Employment:
School Master at Evenwood National School
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Possibly a relative of Alfred Layton (see separate entry on the database)? 

 

 

Notes:

Enlisted in 1915. In a Pals Brigade with others from Evenwood.  See 'Evenwood's Hey Day' by Elsie Anderson et al available at the Bowes Museum.   

 

In 1915/16 wrote letters to the local Vicar telling of the wonderful sights in the Mediterranean and the Curiosities of Alexandria.  He next wrote from the Serbian front where a Bulgarian attack was expected. By June 1916, he had been commissioned in the 9th Gloucesters and was in Salonika. 

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First Name: Bishop Auckland Constituency Absent Voters' List Evenwood & Barony 1918 (Durham County Record Office); Last Name: Bishop Auckland Constituency Absent Voters' List Evenwood & Barony 1918 (Durham County Record Office); 'Evenwood's Hey Day', Elsie Anderson; Initials: 'Evenwood's Hey Day', Elsie Anderson; Unit: Bishop Auckland Constituency Absent Voters' List Evenwood & Barony 1918 (Durham County Record Office); 'Evenwood's Hey Day', Elsie Anderson et al copy available at the Bowes Museum; Home Address: Bishop Auckland Constituency Absent Voters' List Evenwood & Barony 1918 (Durham County Record Office); Notes: 'Evenwood's Hey Day', Elsie Anderson et al copy available at the Bowes Museum; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914;