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Regimental number2051
Place of birthBusselton, Western Australia
SchoolClaremont Scotch College, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eloise Yelverton, Napier And Marmion Streets, Cottesloe, Western Australia
Enlistment date18 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 26 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularAccording to RoHC, middle name Charles.
FateDied of wounds 21 October 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialSouthend-on-Sea (Sutton Road) Cemetery (Row E, Grave 3436), Essex, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Full name in cemetery records: Hilton Charles YELVERTON. Mother: Eloise YELVERTON.
Family/military connectionsUncle: Lieutenant Hugh Russel MC, died of wounds received at Loos, France in January 1918.

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