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John MORTON

Regimental number721
Place of birthForbes New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBroken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinFriend, Mrs Mary Sargent, 143 Hindly Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date17 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 December 1916
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
121
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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