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Albert Frederick HORTON

Regimental number2823
Place of birthRockdale, New South Wales
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressChilders, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Isabel Horton, c/o J C Thomson, Murgon, Kingaroy Line, Queensland
Enlistment date22 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2823A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 December 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot XI, row E, Grave No. I), Surrey, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
138
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and elizabeth HORTON; husband of Isabel HORTON, Murgon, Kinagargon Line. Native of Rockdale, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsTwo Cousins
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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