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John Walter POULTON

Regimental number4838
Place of birthNewtown New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarter
Address59 Camden Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Miss M H Poulton, 5 Canden Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 9), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
158
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Fred and Margaret POULTON, 61 Camdem Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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