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Edward John PANTON

Regimental number1275
Date of birth9 November 1896
Place of birth'The Oakes', North West Coast, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPenguin, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinJ Panton, Penguin, Tasmania
Enlistment date17 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Discharge date11 April 1919 - Hobart, Tasmania
Other details

Enlisted at Claremont, Tasmania

War Service: Gallipoli, France, England

Served three yeard 330 days (3 years 234 days of which were spent abroad)

Received gun shot wounds to the chest and left shoulder and was discharged medically unfit
Date of death4 October 1972 - Repat. Hospital, Hobart
Age at death75
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania

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