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Joseph William POINTON

Regimental number2657
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBullock driver
AddressKilcoy, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Pointon, Kilcoy, Queensland
Enlistment date5 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, C Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1950 Pte Charles POINTON, 11th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 11 July 1917.

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