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John Charles BITTON

Regimental number3489
Place of birthAuburn, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSherwood Street, Maylands, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Beatrice May Bitton, Sherwood Street, Maylands, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448, 11 July 1919; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124, 30 October 1919.
Recommendation date: 20 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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