|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Ridleyton, South Australia|
|School||Brompton Public School, Hindmarsh High School, Muirden College, South Australia|
|Address||Azalea Street, Prospect, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Mary Ann Mutton, Azalea Street, Prospect, South Australia|
|Previous military service||80B Senior Cadets (4 years, still serving)|
|Place of enlistment||Keswick, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||27th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/44/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||27th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Thomas Henry and Mary Ann MUTTON. Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance.|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 3615 Pte Gilbert Thomas MUTTON, 48th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 July 1919.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength of 27th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 12 January 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 15 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 21 March 1916.
Wounded in action, Pozieres, France, 4 August 1916; admitted to No 2 Australian Field Ambulance, 5 August 1916, and transferred to No 44 Casualty Clearing Station the same day (gunshot wound: right leg and right hand); to Ambulance Train, no date stated; to No 3 Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 6 August 1916; to England, 7 August 1916; to No 3 London General Hospital, Wandsworth, 8 August 1916; marched into No 2 Command Depot, 18 September 1916.
Admitted to Fargo Military Hospital, 31 October 1916 (hernia); discharged and marched into 7th Training Bn, Rollestone, 2 November 1916.
Found guilty, 29 May 1917, of being absent without leave from 0600 hours, until 1700 hours, 26 May 1917: award, admonished and forfeits 1 day's pay by Royal Warrant.
Classified as fit for Permanent Base duties only.
Attached to No 2 Group Headquarters, Rollestone, 1 September 1917; rejoined 7th Training Bn, Rollestone, 16 October 1917.
Marched out to 6th Training Bn, Fovant, 7 November 1917.
Marched into 10th Training Bn, Sutton Mandeville, 17 November 1917.
Marched out to 6th Training Bn, Fovant, 24 November 1917.
Marched into 5th Training Bn, Fovant, 22 April 1918.
Marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 30 November 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Argyllshire', 9 December 1918; disembarked Adelaide, 28 January 1919; discharged Adelaide (medically unfit: right inguinal hernia), 25 April 1919.
Total war service: 3 years 309 days (of which 3 years 130 days were abroad).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||29|
|Place of burial||Cheltenham Cemetery, South Australia|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, MUTTON Wilfred Dixon|