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Alfred John UPTON

Regimental number1754
Place of birthWilliamstown Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPattern maker
AddressBurton Crescent, Ascot Vale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Charles Upton, Starling Street, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date13 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Ascot Vale State School Roll of Honour.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 September 1978
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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