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William WHARTON

Regimental number874
Place of birthWilliamstown, Victoria
SchoolRichmond State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPicture framer
Address118 120 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Mason Geo Wharton, 46 Green Street, Richmond, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death28
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave 7), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
48
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Mason and Marianne WHARTON.

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