Regimental number374
Place of birthAvenel Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressAvenel, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, D Fontana, Avenel, Victoria
Enlistment date19 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A16 Star of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2016 Pte Robert Bartholomew FONTANA, 1st Anzac Cyclists' Bn, killed in action, 1 September 1918; 1189 Driver George FONTANA, 8th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 12 April 1919.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death27 November 1964
Age at death83
Place of burialChiltern Cemetery, Victoria