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Richard Hercules CHARLTON

Regimental number2779
Place of birthArmidale New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressZion Hill, Armidale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Charlton, Zion Hill, Armidale, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 25 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Family/military connectionsCharlton: 4260 Pte Thomas CHARLTON, 29th Bn, returned to Australia, 9 December 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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