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Regimental number2038
ReligionChurch of England
AddressEastern Creek, via Blacktown
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, C Blyton, Eastern Creek, via Blacktown
Enlistment date3 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2038A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 December 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name David Leighton
Date of death14 February 1917
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Mary BLYTON, 1 Thomas Street, Granville, New South Wales. Native of Cooma District, New South Wales

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