Norman Charles DALTON

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DALTON, Norman Charles

Service Number: 5384
Enlisted: 2 December 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, 26 July 1899
Home Town: Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of wounds, France, 9 August 1916, aged 17 years
Cemetery: Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ithaca War Memorial, Milton Christ Church Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

2 Dec 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5384, Brisbane, Queensland
20 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5384, 15th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
20 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 5384, 15th Infantry Battalion, SS Hawkes Bay, Sydney
9 Aug 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 5384, 15th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , Shell wound (right and left thigh)

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Biography contributed by Peter Rankin

Norman was only 17 years 14 days old when he died of shrapnel wounds to right and left thighs.