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William Paul Leyton WALTON

Regimental number2027
Place of birthCotterston England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressSerpentine, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mr William Walton, Serpentine, Western Australia
Enlistment date3 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 18 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 April 1917
Place of burialSt Sever Cemetery Extension (Area O, Plot IX, Row D, Grave 8), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Margaret Annie WALTON.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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