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Colin Joseph WHARTON

Regimental number1771
Place of birthScone New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address'Hillgrove', Gundy via Scone, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, James Wharton, 'Hillgrove', Gundy via Scone, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollDivisional Train
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1649 Pte John Edwin WHARTON, 54th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 October 1936
Place of burialWentworth Falls Cemetery

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