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Harold Charles MANTON

Regimental number9319
Place of birthWindsor, Victoria
SchoolToorak Grammar School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAccountant
Address657 High Street, Armadale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMrs A Manton, 657 High Street, Armadale, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as Lieut in Volunteer Forces.
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 2 May 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialCamon Communal Cemetery (Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
184
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Ada MANTON, 645 High Street, Armadale, Victoria. Native of Melbourne, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother to Major R F Manton DSO 15th Batt 2nd Div AFA.

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