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William CHURTON

Regimental number5359
Place of birthCheshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGroom
Address110 Forbes Street, East Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinSister, Mrs J Didbury, 9 Barnston Street, Birkenhead, Cheshire, England
Enlistment date30 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 20 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4691 Pte Ernest Ralph CHURTON, 17th Bn, killed in action, 20 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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