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John Joseph BARTON

Regimental number755
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway porter
AddressNind Street, Southport, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J Barton, Mudgeeraba, South Coast Line, Queensland
Previous military service9th Infantry
Enlistment date9 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Machine Gun Company, 14th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Date of death31 August 1918
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row M, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth BARTON, Mudgeeraba, Queensland. Born at Drillham, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 756 Pte Daniel BARTON, 1st Machine Gun Company, killed in action, 31 August 1918.

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