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Regimental number2399
Place of birthDunkeld Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDunkeld, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, C Middleton, Dunkeld, Victoria
Enlistment date3 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1778 Pte Walter MIDDLETON, 5th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 9 March 1919; 3831 Pte Francis MIDDLETON, 46th Bn, killed in action, 14 February 1917; 2712 Pte Wilfred MIDDLETON, 58th Bn, killed in action, 5 July 1918; 3854 Pte James Frederick MIDDLETON, 6th Bn, returned to Australia, 3 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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