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James LINTON

Regimental number12302
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolSydney High School, New South Wales
Other trainingOrganist
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationInsurance clerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, J Linton, 'Lindisfarne', Hilltop Crescent, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 21 July 1917
Place of death or woundingZillebeke, near Ypres, Belgium
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialReninghelst New Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 10), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated (bronze plaque) in St George's Cathdral, Perth, Western Australia: 'Members of the Cathedral Choir who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1918. The stop on the Great Organ Lieblick Gedacht is given by fellow choristers and friends Anzac Day 1931.' Parents: John and Martha LINTON, 'Lindisfarne', Hilltop Crescent, Manby, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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