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Philip Thomas Byard Clayton

Clergyman

Philip Thomas Byard Clayton, Australian clergyman. Decorated Companion of Honour, Military Cross Fellow Society Antiquaries. Served as chaplain British Army, World War I, Anglo-Saxon Tanker Fleet and Merchant Navy, World World War World War II.

Background

Clayton, Philip Thomas Byard was born on December 12, 1885 in Queensland, Australia. Son of Reginald Byard Buchanan and Isabel (Sheppard) Clayton.

Education

Scholar St. Paul’s School, London, 1897-1905. Master of Arts, Exeter College, University of Oxford, 1909. Doctor of Divinity (Lambeth), 1954.

Career

Ordained to ministry Church of England, 1910. Curate of Portsea, 1910-1914. Opened Talbot House, Poperinghe, 1915.

Chaplain, tutor Service Candidates School, Knutsford, England, 1919. Vicar All Hallows-by-the-Tower, 1922-1972. Founder Toc H, social service fellowship, 1922.

Chaplain to The Queen. Honorary chaplain to Lord Bishop of London. Senior chaplain to British Petroleum Oil Corporation, Port of London Authority.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Encaustic Mediaeval Tiles, 1910. The Work of a Great Parish, 1912. Tales of Talbot House, 1919.Plain Tales from Flanders, 1929. Earthquake Love, 1932. Letters from Flanders, 1932.Pageant of Tower Hill, 1933.

Membership

Served as chaplain British Army, World War I, Anglo-Saxon Tanker Fleet and Merchant Navy, World World War World War II. Clubs: Royal Automobile, London Press.

Connections

father:
Reginald Byard Buchanan Clayton

mother:
Isabel (Sheppard) Clayton