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Regimental number1959
Place of birthBrewarrina, New South Wales
Place of birthBathurst, New South Wales
SchoolBrewarrina Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorse breaker
AddressBurke Street, Brewarrina, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinBrother, Walter Norton, c/o Martin Johnson, Brewarrina, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 23 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 May 1917
Age at death27.11
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialVreucourt Copse Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Fredrick and Mary NORTON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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