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Harry ROLTON

Regimental number6374
Place of birthSwan Hill Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressAlexandra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs May Wilson (re-married), Alexandra, Victoria
Enlistment date10 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXVII, Row H, Grave 24), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
102
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of the late Walter ROLTON and May WILSON (formerly ROLTON), 31 Camberwell Road, Auburn, Victoria. Native of Wentworth, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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