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Ernest Thomas Layburn

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Portrait in uniform provided by Wilf Layburn 2012 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait in uniform provided by Wilf Layburn 2012 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Layburn AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 40152 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 July 1894 AWMM Sawyers BayDunedin AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J. Layburn (father), P.O. Box 520, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Clerk AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
    Wounded in action 17 April 1918 AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Ernest Layburn was wounded in 1918 while his unit was attempting to defend the village of Meteren near Hazebrouck (Battle of the Lys).

    His brother, William John Alfred Layburn, MM, was killed in action 28 August 1918 while serving with the Australian Imperial Forces.

    The law firm he established in Christchurch in 1932 continues to flourish today as Layburn Hodgins. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 September 1986 AWMM
    Age 92 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waimairi Cemetery, Grahams Road, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM Plot 1051/6 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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