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Eric Arundel WILTON

Date of birth5 October 1892
OccupationSoldier
AddressRoyal Military College, Duntroon
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, T A Wilton, Macedon, Victoria
Enlistment date3 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentLT (Signalling Officer)
Unit name16th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TROOPSHIP A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
Promotions

Major


Unit: Staff HQ AIF Depots UK
Promotion date: 20 January 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 16 November 1918
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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