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James Francis POYNTON

Regimental number2627
Place of birthMeander Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressDeloraine, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs A M Poynton, 16 Sutton Street, Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date30 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death12 February 1956

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