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James William KIRTON

Regimental number2969
Place of birthMilton New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWool packer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs. J. Kirton, 8 Dora Street, Hurstville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death26 June 1962

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