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Ernest John NORTON

Regimental number2472
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolWilloughby Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Address'Macquarie', Barton Street, Enfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Henry Edward Norton, Willoughby, North Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A10 Karroo on 5 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion Imperial Camel Corps
FateKilled in Action 19 April 1917
Place of death or woundingGaza, Palestine
Age at death18.11
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
10
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin and Olivia NORTON, 49 Military Road, North Sydney, New South Wales

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