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Walter AYTON

Regimental number110
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWarrandyte, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Joseph Ayton, Warrandyte, Victoria
Enlistment date8 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Company Engineers
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal (Altered to Military Medal)

Recommendation date: 18 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 20 April 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Family/military connectionsBrother: 129 Lt Phillip AYTON, 4th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 February 1919.

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