|Place of birth||Christchurch, New Zealand|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Kaillinchy, Christchurch, New Zealand|
|Age at embarkation||31|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Catherine Tolerton, Kaillinchy, Christchurch, New Zealand|
|Place of enlistment||Perth, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||28th Battalion, D Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/45/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||28th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Promoted Temporary Corporal, Gallipoli, 23 September 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros, 10 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Temporary rank terminated, 8 February 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 21 March 1916.
Took part in trench raid, 6/7 June 1916.
Admitted to 7th Field Ambulance, 24 July 1916 (hard chancre), and transferred to 4th Casualty Clearing Station; to 7th General Hospital, Camiers, 27 July 1916; discharged to Base Depot, Etaples, 10 August 1916; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 18 days.
Admitted to 5th Field Ambulance, 11 January 1917 (mumps), and transferred to 39th Casualty Clearing Station; to 25th Stationary Hospital, 15 January 1917; discharged to No 2 Convalescent Depot, Rouen, 22 January 1917; rejoined Bn, 14 May 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Barambah', 3 September 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 12 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 17 December 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Surnameincorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as TOLLERTON.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, TOLERTON Dunlop|