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Robert William BELTON

Regimental number1914
Place of birthLincoln, England
SchoolWesleyan School, Lincoln, England
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, George W Belton, Cecil Street, Gainsborough, England
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 20 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death21 August 1915
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot II, Row H, Grave No. 1), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
58
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George William and Ellen BELTON, 13 Cecil Street, Gainsborough, England. Native of Lincoln, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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