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Arthur William ELTON

Regimental number3193
Date of birth31 March 1893
Place of birthMillicent, South Australia
SchoolMillicent Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPainter
Address8 Northcote Street, Torrensville, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Elton, Millicent, South Australia
Enlistment date28 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 14 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 January 1918
Discharge date19 March 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Lemnos, France, Belgium. Wounded, Pozieres, France, 23 July 1916, and Flers, France, 7 November 1916. Invalided to England; returned to Australia; discharged as medically unfit.

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