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Regimental number115
Place of birthBrasted, Kent, England
SchoolAnglo-French College, Hampstead, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia36
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Colonel Haig, Ramorne, Ladybank, Fife, Scotland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Barton c/o Colonel Haig, Ramorne, Ladybank, Fife, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 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 RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateDied of disease 23 August 1915
Place of death or woundingHeliopolis, Egypt
Date of death23 August 1915
Age at death40
Age at death from cemetery records42
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 59), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Walter and Elizabeth Anne BARTON, husband of Mildred BARTON, The Cottage, Braunston, Oakham, Rutland, England. Born at Brasted, Kent, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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