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William James DALTON

Regimental number644
Place of birthClayfield Queensland
ReligionBaptist
OccupationClerk and bookkeeper
AddressWagner Road, Clayfield, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W J T Dalton, Wagner Road, Clayfield, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military service2nd AGA
Enlistment date30 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHeavy Artillery Group 36, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 1 January 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialContalmaison Chateau Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
19
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William John Thomas and Mary Elizabeth DALTON, Wagner Road, Clayfield, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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