Norman Franklin MINTORN


MINTORN, Norman Franklin

Service Number: 1586
Enlisted: 20 April 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 17th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wollongong, NSW, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales
Schooling: Wollongon District School
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of Illness - Dysentry, Ghezira, 30 June 1915, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Cairo War Memorial Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

20 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1586, 17th Infantry Battalion
12 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1586, 17th Infantry Battalion
12 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1586, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Third son of William and Julia Mintorn, of Church Street, Wollongongand spent all his ife in Illawarra.  Nineteen years of age, he was educated at the Wollongong District School, and, as his age implies, was a compulsory trainee.  At the time of his enlistment he was employed at the electrolytic works, Port Kembla.