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John Edwin WHARTON

Regimental number1649
Place of birthGundy New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Address'Hillgrove', Gundy via Scone, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, James Wharton, 'Hillgrove', Gundy via Scone, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1771 Pte Colin Joseph WHARTON, Divisional Train, returned to Australia, 15 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 August 1967

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