William James CULTON

Place of birthRupanyup, Victoria
SchoolConcordia College, Murton
Other trainingServed more than 15 years in Victorian Rangers
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRupanyup, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jean Culton, Rupanyup, Victoria
Previous military service92nd Infantry
Enlistment date23 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name40th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 February 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialPont-Du-Hem Military Cemetery (Plot XI, Row D, Grave No. 27), La Gorque, France
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 Jane (Jeanette: d. 19 December 1926, aged 76; bu. Murtoa Cemetery) CULTON
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5810 Corporal David John CULTON, 21st Bn, killed in action, 21 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal