126.96.36.199 – 2nd child of Margaret Anderson and James Layton
Oliver Alfred LAYTON Mabel Amelia ‘Mill’ KENNEDY
b.1890 b. 1896
at Berrima, NSW at Robertson, NSW
d. 14th January 1966 d. 25th September 1977
at Lismore, NSW at Lismore, NSW
Oliver enlisted in the Armed Forces as Private O A Layton No. 2630, in the 12th Battalion on the same day as his brother Louis, the 3rd August 1915. He also saw overseas service and returned to Australia on the 21st April 1918.
Oliver and Mabel were married at Lismore, NSW in 1920.
Obituary: Mr O A Layton
The death occurred in Lismore Base Hospital of Mr Oliver Alfred Layton, better known as Ollie, at the age of 75 years. The late Mr Layton lived most of his life in the Lismore District apart from four years overseas service in World War One. During World War Two he was a member of the VDC for two and a half years.
He was for a number of years a well known taxi proprietor and driver in Lismore. The late Mr Layton is survived by his widow Mill and sons Jim (RAAF Amberley), Ken (Lismore), Lawrence (Lismore), Clifford (RAAF Butterworth, Malaya) and daughters; Edna, Mrs F J Thwaite (Brisbane) and Joan, Mrs E W Wallace, (Brisbane).
The Northern Star: 14th January 1966
Oliver and Amelia (Mill) had a family of seven children:
188.8.131.52.1 Edna May LAYTON b. 3rd October 1920 at Lismore, NSW m
184.108.40.206.2 Alfred James (Jim) LAYTON b. 23rd May 1923 Lismore, NSW
220.127.116.11.3 Kenneth LAYTON b. 17th April 1925 at Lismore, NSW
18.104.22.168.4 Lawrence Oliver LAYTON b. 17th September 1927 at Lismore, NSW
22.214.171.124.5 Clifford LAYTON b. 27th July 1931 at Lismore, NSW
126.96.36.199.6 Geoffrey LAYTON b. 2nd June 1933 at Lismore, NSW
188.8.131.52.7 Joan LAYTON b. 27th March 1935 at Lismore, NSW
184.108.40.206.8 Stillborn Female b. 7th March 1941 at Lismore, NSW