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Joseph Samuel Richard HORTON

Regimental number115
Place of birthMaylands South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
Addressc/o Mrs Mary Horton, Main North Road, Nailsworth, South Australia
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinSon, Harold Horton, c/o Mrs Mary Horton, Main North Road, Nailsworth, South Australia
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 December 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Joseph Samuel
Date of death12 June 1933
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery

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