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Place of birthBathurst, New South Wales
SchoolAll Saints College, Bathurst, New South Wales
Other trainingServed as a Volunteer, Australian Rifle Regiment.
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWentworth Road, Vaucluse, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, C Middleton, Wentworth Road, Vaucluse, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the 19th (Kuringai) Infantry; was gazetted as a captain after leaving for the front.
Enlistment date12 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name18th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot III, Row O, Grave No. 9), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Elizabeth MIDDLETON, Vaucluse, Sydney. Native of Bathurst, New South Wales

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