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David John CULTON

Regimental number5810
Place of birthRupanyup, Victoria
SchoolConcordia College, Murton
Other trainingNil
AddressRupanyup, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs Janette Culton, Rupsnyup, Victoria
Previous military serviceVictorian Rangers
Enlistment date15 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialPoelcapple British Cemetery (Plot IX, Row A, Grave No. 16), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Murtoa Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: William (d. 12 June 1903, aged 63; bu. Murtoa Cemetery) and Janet (Jeanette: d. 19 December 1926, aged 76; bu. Murtoa Cemetery) CULTON
Family/military connectionsBrother: Lt William James CULTON, 40th Bn, killed in action, 12 February 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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