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Edwin ORTON

Regimental numberR2277
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, W Orton, Fairfield Street, South Wigston, England
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2277
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919

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