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David James PINKERTON

Regimental number103
Place of birthSouth Melbourne Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationTailor
Address3 Crawford Street, Moonee Ponds, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J Pinkerton, 3 Crawford Street, Moonee Ponds, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Artillery
FateReturned to Australia 8 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 May 1952
Age at death56
Place of burialShepparton Cemetery, Victoria

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