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John Billy WARTON

Regimental number3657
Place of birthMauritius, Mauritius
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCoppersmith
Address82 Liverpool Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5'4.75"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Miss Alexander Villaz, 217 Riley Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 March 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 5 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margaret WARTON
Discharge date7 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 15 April 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 12 June 1918, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 7 December 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death20 June 1939
Age at death47
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WARTON John Billy

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