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Phillip Owen AYTON

Regimental number129
OccupationLoco driver
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Joseph Ayton, Warrandyte, Victoria
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Conspicuous gallantry and leadership on 25 February 1917.
Recommendation date: 7 March 1917

FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 110 Sapper Walter AYTON, 1st Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia, 20 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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