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David MUTTON

Regimental number5375
Place of birthWest Wallsend, New South Wales
SchoolWest Wallsend Public School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
AddressWilson Street, West Wallsend, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, David Mutton, Wilson Street, West Wallsend, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Compulsory Training Scheme.
Enlistment date9 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 3 March 1917

FateKilled in Action 3 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 12), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
92
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Mary Jane MUTTON, West Wallsend, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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