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Harold William SHELTON

Regimental number1088
Place of birthAvoca, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Charles Shelton, Avoca, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Charles Shelton, Avoca, Tasmania
Enlistment date23 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularRoHC lists Harold Shelton as having died of wounds at Constantinople on 3 September 1915.
FateDied of wounds 3 September 1915
Place of death or woundingConstantinople
Age at death21.2
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialHaidar Pasha Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 14), Constantinople, Asia
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
77
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Lucy SHELTON, Rose Cottage, Avoca, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: No.4360 Leonard Charles Shelton, 12th Battalion, who was killed in action on the 19th or 20th of September 1917 at an unspecified place.

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