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Horace William NORTON

Regimental number7765
Place of birthGosport, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressNedlands, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.3
Height5' 4"
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinFather, W S Norton, The Cottage, Dalkeith Road, Nedlands, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the 87th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date6 April 1917
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 29 June 1917
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date3 March 1919
Other details

War service: England

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Mamari', 21 December 1918; disembarked, Fremantle, 27 January 1919; discharged (medically unfit: disordered action of the heart), Perth, 3 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 December 1926
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, NORTON Horace William

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