|Place of birth||Riverton, South Australia|
|School||Riverton Public School; Gawler High School; Prince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Address||Geranium, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Father, F Norton, Geranium, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Served in the Prince Alfred College Cadets, South Australia.|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||27th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/44/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||27th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Grandcourt, Somme Sector, France|
|Age at death||25|
|Age at death from cemetery records||25|
|Place of burial||Villers-Faucon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 7), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Frederick and Sarah NORTON, Geranium, South Australia|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 30 October 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 27 December 1917, and marched in to 6th Training Bn, Fovant.
Admitted to Tooting Military Hospital, 4 March 1918; marched in to 6th Training Bn from hospital, 5 March 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 15 April 1918; taken on strength, 27th Bn, in the field, 18 April 1918.
Detached to 7th Brigade Singals Section, 27 August 1918; rejoined Bn from detachment, 5 September 1918.
Killed in action, 3 October 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, NORTON Fred Arnold|