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William Robert CHARLTON

Regimental number323
Place of birthStony Creek, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressStoney Creek, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, James Charlton, Stoney Creek, Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date18 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 10 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll323A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 324 Lance Sergeant Leslie James CHARLTON, 4th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 5 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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