Edward BETTON

BETTON, Edward

Service Number: 50012
Enlisted: 15 October 1917, Allocated to 10th Reinforcement’s of the 59th Battalion
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 21st Infantry Battalion
Born: Leicester, England, 15 December 1878
Home Town: Camberwell, Boroondara, Victoria
Occupation: Foreman Cigar Sorter

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World War 1 Service

15 Oct 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 50012, 1st to 17th (VIC) Reinforcements, Allocated to 10th Reinforcement’s of the 59th Battalion
21 Mar 1918: Involvement Private, 50012, 1st to 17th (VIC) Reinforcements
21 Mar 1918: Embarked Private, 50012, 1st to 17th (VIC) Reinforcements, HMAT Persic, Sydney
24 May 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 5th Training Battalion, March in Fovant UK for training
31 May 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 21st Infantry Battalion, Allocated to reinforce 21st Battalion from 5th Training Battalion
26 Aug 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 21st Infantry Battalion, Taken on strength of Battalion in the Field France
3 Sep 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 50012, 21st Infantry Battalion, Mont St Quentin / Peronne
4 Sep 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 50012, 21st Infantry Battalion, Mont St Quentin / Peronne, Gun Shot Wound Arm severe evacuated to 5th Field Ambulance
11 Sep 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 21st Infantry Battalion, Transferred to Southern General Hospital UK for treatment and convalescence
21 Dec 1918: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 50012, 21st Infantry Battalion, RTA HT Marmari discharge 3MD
19 Feb 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 50012, 21st Infantry Battalion, Discharged Melbourne 3MD Medically Unfit GSW Arm

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