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Cecil Arthur LINTON

Regimental number35032
Place of birthEmu Bay, Tasmania
SchoolCaulfield Grammar School, Melbourne, Victoria
Other trainingDental College and University of Melbourne
OccupationDental student
Address'Clontarf', Meadow Street, East St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Samuel Linton, 'Clontarf', Meadow Street, East St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date20 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 27
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 28 July 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Date of death28 July 1918
Age at death22.6
Place of burialVillers Bretonneux Cemetery (Plot XI, Row C, Grave No. 10), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Samuel and Margaret Howells LINTON, 10 Meadow Street, East St. Kilda, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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