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Fred POYNTON

Regimental number6427
Place of birthMacarthur Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMacarthur, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Poynton, Macarthur, Victoria
Enlistment date5 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 905 Lance Corporal George Walton POYNTON, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 28 March 1919.

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