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Harry Auton FRITSCH

Regimental number681
Place of birthPrahran Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCorkworker
AddressRaglan parade, Warrnambool, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs. F. McCane, Raglan parade, Warrnambool, Victoria
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*second given name two spellings Auton and Anton

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