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William Herbert NORTON

Regimental number2571
Place of birthKempton, Tasmania
ReligionProtestant
OccupationLabourer
AddressCampania, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs W White, Campania, Tasmania
Enlistment date7 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Field Ambulance, 3rd and 4th Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Ambulamce
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as NORTIN.
Date of death18 June 1951
Age at death68
Place of burialCampania General Cemetery, Tasmania

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