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John Augustus WITTON

Regimental number2983
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBoundary rider
Address68 Croydon Road, Croydon, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs. C. Witton, 'Wantage,' Carlton Street, Granville, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateDied as a result of accident 13 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burial'Y' Farm Military Cemetery ((Row G, Grave No. 4), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry James and Margaret WITTON; Wife: Christina WITTON

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