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Christopher Alfred DALTON

Regimental number6727
Place of birthTeyarra, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressDarling Street, North Dubbo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.8
Height5' 8.5"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinFather, G H Dalton, Darling Street, North Dubbo, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in the Militia, Maitland; thereafter exempt from Compulsory Military Training on account of travelling.
Enlistment date2 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 July 1916
Place of enlistmentDubbo, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date9 April 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Corinthic', 10 January 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 3 March 1918, for onward travel by ship to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: trachoma), Sydney, 9 April 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 May 1975
Age at death78
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, DALTON Christopher Alfred

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