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Selwyn Arthur UPTON

Regimental number173
OccupationAnalytical chemist
AddressStation Road, Auburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinG Upton, Station Road, Auburn, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNaval and Military Expeditionary Force (Tropical Unit), A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/112/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 19 August 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissisoned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialH.A. Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 8), Ecoust-St. Mein, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
92
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Louisa UPTON, "Lyndene", Montague Road, Cremorne, New South Wales. Native of Mittagong, New South Wales

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