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Henry George Eardley ROTTON

Regimental number1171
Place of birthOrange New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address290 Lane Cove Road, Crows Nest, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, H 0 Rotton, Glencarra, Westmead, North Parramatta, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 January 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2171
Date of death07-12 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Row K, Grave No. 15), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Kelso, Bathurst, New South Wales. Inscription reads: 'He fought the good fight and died in the service of his country.' Parents: Henry and Fanny ROTTON. Native of Orange, New South Wales

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