John Motley (Jack ) ATHERTON

ATHERTON, John Motley

Service Number: 377
Enlisted: 1 September 1914, Place of Enlistment, Rockhampton, Queensland.
Last Rank: Second Lieutenant
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, 6 March 1895
Home Town: Rockhampton, Rockhampton, Queensland
Schooling: Rockhampton Grammar School, The Southport School, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Chemist
Died: Drowning , At Sea, 1 July 1942, aged 47 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: The Southport School Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

1 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 377, 9th Infantry Battalion, Place of Enlistment, Rockhampton, Queensland.
24 Sep 1914: Involvement Private, 377, 9th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Brisbane embarkation_ship: HMAT Omrah embarkation_ship_number: A5 public_note: ''
24 Sep 1914: Embarked Private, 377, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Omrah, Brisbane
16 May 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, 377, 9th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, GSW Upper Arm
27 Aug 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, Acting Sergeant.
27 Aug 1916: Discharged AIF WW1, Sergeant, 9th Infantry Battalion, Being Appointed a Commission in the Royal Flying Corps.
31 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant

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