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Claude John ELSTON

Regimental number4768
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
AddressChilders Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Elston, Childers Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date5 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4769 2nd Corpral Victor Charles ELSTON, Army Pay Corps, effective abroad, (still overseas).
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 August 1962

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