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Regimental number603
Place of birthSheffield, Yorkshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Woodend', Laycock Road, Hurstville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, James Moreton Marchinton, 'Woodend', Laycock Road, Hurstville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 14, Reinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 14 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 July 1919
Other detailsJoined in 1914 when underage. Went to Egypt and Lemnos Island en route to Gallipoli, but did not land there. Posted to France where he served in a machine gun bn. Also served in World War II at Base Records, Sydney, 1941- c. 45.
Date of death1986

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