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Date of birth24 January 1890
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolSt Ignatius College, Riverview, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressKite Street, Orange, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 11.5"
Weight174 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M.C. Dalton, as above
Previous military serviceServed in Senior Cadets and in 9th Light Horse Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date24 December 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 19 December 1918
Place of burialChanak Consular Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 6), Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrother: 402 Gunner Thomas Joseph DALTON, 13th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 18 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DALTON James

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