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Walter NORTON

Regimental number7030
Place of birthTumbulgum, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School (Tumbulgum? Murwillimbah?), New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationApprentice saddler
AddressSouth Rowland, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Norton, Murwillumbah Tweed River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block R, Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 10), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
134
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward adn Mary NORTON, wollumbir Street, Murwillumbah, New South Wales. Native of Tweed River, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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