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Regimental number546
Date of birthDecember 1893
Place of birthShropshire, England
SchoolTechnical Institute, Gillingham, Kent, England
Age on arrival in Australia16
ReligionChurch of England
AddressThomas Street, Enfield, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Blanche Dutton, Thomas Street, Enfield, South Australia
Enlistment date28 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialAIF Burial Ground (Plot XII, Row C, Grave No. 6), Grass Lane, Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William H. and Blanche E. DUTTON, 2nd Avenue, Sefton Park, Nailsworth, South Australia. Native of England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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