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Frank William BARTON

Regimental number983
Place of birthBrighton, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGymnastic instructor
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Height5' 5"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinFather, Barton, Brighton, England
Previous military serviceServed for 9 years in the Royal Navy; purchased discharge.
Enlistment date8 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name8th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
FateDeserted
Other details

Discharged for desertion (at Albany), 31 October 1914.

Not eligible for War Medals.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BARTON Frank William

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