Regiment/service: 3rd Bn. attd. “A” Coy. 1st Bn. Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)
Cemetery/memorial reference: Panel 45 and 47, Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
Mentioned in Despatches
Son of Sir Charles A Payton MVO (retired Consul-General, Calais) of [Stepney Court] 12 Falsgrave Rd, Scarborough, and the late Lady Payton (née Eliza Mary Olive). A Reserve Officer of the Royal West Kent Regt, he left a Government post at Singapore to rejoin at the outbreak of war.
Not listed on the Scarborough War Memorial.
Image: © IWM (HU 116743)