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Alfred John CHARLTON

Regimental number411
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
SchoolLambton Public School, New South Wales
OccupationRailway clerk
AddressElder Street, Lambton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Isabella Charlton, Elder Street, Lambton, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 December 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, grave No. 42), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Isabella CHARLTON, Elder Street, Lambton, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsMajor Percy Charlton, MC, cousin
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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