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Alexander SALTON

Regimental number3934
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
SchoolRichmond State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTailor
Address632 Station Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Salton, 624 Station Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 September 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death45
Age at death from cemetery records45
Place of burialEstaires Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row L, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
170
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Jean SALTON; husband of E. Salton, Beauchamp Street, Preston, Victoria

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