26th Infantry Battalion, A.I.F.

Private, Regimental No: 2117.

Killed in Action , 6 May 1918, France.




Biographical Details

Born: abt. 1889 at Greenwich, London, England.

Father: Joseph Henry DUNTON.

Mother: Susanna ?

Marital Status: Single.

Education: North Rockhampton State School, QLD.

Occupation: Labourer.


Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on 22 June 1915 at Brisbane, QLD.

Address at Enlistment: Nelson Street, Mackay, QLD.

Embarkation Details: Embarked Overseas on

20 September 1915 with 26th  Battalion,

4th  Reinforcements at Brisbane, QLD on

Ship H.M.A.T. A26 " Armadale".

Cause of Death: Killed in Action on 6 May 1918 while serving with 26th  Battalion in France at the age of 29 years.

Burial place: Glisy Communal Cemetery, Somme, France, in SW corner.

Next of Kin:  Mother, Mrs. Susan Dunton, Nelson Street, Mackay, QLD.

Religion: Church of England.


Commemorative Details

Panel 107, Australian War Memorial;
Mackay Cenotaph
Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Board


Other Sources/Acknowledgements:

North Queensland Register.  


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