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William FENTON

Regimental number586
Place of birthLiverpool, England
SchoolSt James Presbyterian Church, Furness on Barrow, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse driver
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs M J Fenton, Wooloolah, NC Line, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in Garston Unit, Territorial Force, Liverpool, England.
Enlistment date18 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate Australian Army Medical Corps
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 2 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of disease 23 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24.9
Place of burialAllonville Communal Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 35), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary Jane FENTON, Highlands, Eudlo, North Coast Line, Queensland. Native of Westmorland, England

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