Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Australian Army Crest

David Leighton BLYTONAge: 33 years18841917

Name
David Leighton BLYTON
Given names
David Leighton
Surname
BLYTON
Birth about January 1884 23 23
Citation details: 24697/1884 BLYTON DAVID L CHARLES MARY COOMA
Birth of a sisterCecilia E BLYTON
about 1885 (Age 12 months)
Citation details: 25629/1885 BLYTON CECILIA E CHARLES H MARY M COOMA
Birth of a brotherRobert Charles BLYTON
about 1886 (Age 2 years)
Citation details: 27077/1887 BLYTON ROBERT C CHARLES MARY COOMA
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Birth of a brotherPercy BLYTON
about 1887 (Age 3 years)
Citation details: 27356/1887 BLYTON PERCY CHARLES H MARY COOMA
Death of a sisterCecilia E BLYTON
about 1887 (Age 3 years)
Citation details: 10262/1887 BLYTON CICELY E CHARLES H MARY C COOMA
Birth of a sisterIda M BLYTON
about 1890 (Age 6 years)
Citation details: 10692/1890 BLYTON IDA M CHARLES H MARY COOMA
Birth of a brotherAlfred Henry BLYTON
about 1890 (Age 6 years)
Citation details: 10791/1890 BLYTON ALFRED H CHARLES MARY COOMA
Death of a fatherCharles BLYTON
about 1892 (Age 8 years)
Address: 8 Thomas Street
Citation details: 4494/1892 BLYTON CHARLES H WILLIAM MARY A COOMA
Military
No. 2038 18th Battalion
Type: Enlisted
July 13, 1915 (Age 31 years)
Agency: Australian Imperial Force
Death of a brotherPercy BLYTON
September 16, 1916 (Age 32 years)
Address: Army Field Hospital
Cause: Respiratory and heart failure and epilepsy
Citation details: 14109/1916 BLYTON PERCY CHARLIE MARY LIVERPOOL
Death Certificate - Sloan - Percy
Death Certificate - Sloan - Percy

Note: Image kindly made available by the National Archives of Australia.

Death February 14, 1917 (Age 33 years)
Address: 45 Casualty Clearing Station
Cause of death: Wounded in action
Note: At this time David was a Lance Corporal of the 18th Battalion.
Burial
Address: V.B. 12
Text:

BLYTON, DAVID LEIGHTON Lance Corporal 2038A 14/02/1917 33 Australian Infantry, A.I.F. Australian V. B. 12. DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

Blyton - David Leighton
Blyton - David Leighton

Note: Downloaded from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1880Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
Australian Army CrestStephen M S BLYTON
Birth: about 1883 22 22Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 5, 1918France
13 months
himself
Australian Army CrestDavid Leighton BLYTON
Birth: about January 1884 23 23Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
Death: February 14, 1917France
2 years
younger sister
Cecilia E BLYTON
Birth: about 1885 24 24Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1887Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
Percy BLYTON
Birth: about 1887 26 26Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 16, 1916Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
younger sister
Ida M BLYTON
Birth: about 1890 29 29Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1975New South Wales, Australia
1 year
younger brother
Alfred Henry BLYTON
Birth: about 1890 29 29Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1971Newtown, New South Wales, Australia
Mother’s family with Alfred SCANES - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: about 1870Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
half-brother
John SCANES
Birth: about 1871 10Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1920Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
half-sister
Mary Elizabeth SCANES
Birth: about 1873 12Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1970Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
half-brother
William SCANES
Birth: about 1875 14Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1950Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
half-brother

BirthB - Births Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 24697/1884 BLYTON DAVID L CHARLES MARY COOMA
MilitaryMilitary Record - Blyton - David Leighton
DeathMilitary Record - Blyton - David Leighton
BurialCommonwealth War Graves Commission
Text:

BLYTON, DAVID LEIGHTON Lance Corporal 2038A 14/02/1917 33 Australian Infantry, A.I.F. Australian V. B. 12. DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

BurialMilitary Record - Blyton - David Leighton