John NAGHTEN

NAGHTEN, John

Service Number: 1070
Enlisted: 7 September 1914, Enlisted at Randwick, NSW
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Dublin, Ireland, 1872
Home Town: Randwick, Randwick, New South Wales
Schooling: Dublin School, Irealnd
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 30 April 1915
Cemetery: Plugge's Plateau Cemetery, Anzac
Row A, Grave 7 Chaplain J. McPhee officiated, Plugges Plateau Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

7 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1070, 4th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Randwick, NSW
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Sergeant, 1070, 4th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Sergeant, 1070, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney
2 Jan 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 4th Infantry Battalion
4 Apr 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 4th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 22 years

Next of kin given as his sister Mary Manton of 'Rouzelle', Kemnis Street, Randwick, NSW

Husband of Amy Christina Naghten of 'Thistle' Curlewis Street, Bondi, NSW

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

Also served at the Victoria Barracks, Sydney, NSW as a Drill Instructor during 1899