Henry Arthur CHARLTON

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CHARLTON, Henry Arthur

Service Number: 54
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Carlton, New South Wales, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Granville, Parramatta, New South Wales
Schooling: Granville Public School, New South Wales; Fort Street Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
Occupation: Warehouseman
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 2 May 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Granville War Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 54, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
12 Oct 1914: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, Prior to embarking
18 Oct 1914: Involvement Sergeant, SN 54, 1st Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
18 Oct 1914: Embarked Sergeant, SN 54, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Charles Edward and Elizabeth Charlton of 'Rothesay', Minna Street, Burwood, NSW. Brother of P. Charlton of 'Barrowdale', Smithfield Road, Fairfield, NSW

Father of ex-nuptial child Melda Mary Dwan

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

Served 4 years with the Australian Army Service Corps, Paddington Barracks, NSW