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James Ernest HOUGHTON

Regimental number5038
Place of birthLiverpool England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressSoldiers Club, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Houghton, Littlebrook, Kirkly near Livepool, England
Enlistment date29 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 9 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 12 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialDelsaux Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 21), Beugny, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Amos and Margaret HOUGHTON, Little Book, Kirkby, Liverpool, England

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