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William Joseph CARLTON

Regimental number372
Date of birth2 May 1894
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
SchoolChristian Brothers' School, Lewisham, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBoilermaker's assistant
Address42 Andreas Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Alfred Carlton, 42 Andreas Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 14, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 January 1949
Age at death53
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales

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