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Rufus Myles GORTON

Regimental number326
Place of birthStroud New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressCoorabell Creek via Lismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J Gorton, Coorabell Creek via Lismore, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 1, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3260
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919

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