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Ernest John DALTON

Regimental number53229
Date of birth14 July 1896
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
AddressKingaroy, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 4"
Weight124 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Ernest Edward Dalton, Box 51 Kingaroy, Kingaroy, Queensland
Previous military service1st ALH
Enlistment date18 December 1917
Place of enlistmentMaryborough, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameQueensland Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 8 May 1918
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919
Discharge date11 December 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Denison', 25 September 1919; disembarked Sydney, 17 November 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 11 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DALTON Ernest John

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