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Regimental number5084
Place of birthWheyproof Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSnake Valley Post Office, Snake Valley, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Mr F Fenton, Snake Valley Post Office, Snake Valley, Victoria
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6505 Pte Arthur George FENTON, 18th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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