John Alexander Anderson LATTO

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LATTO, John Alexander Anderson

Service Number: 3399
Enlisted: 6 August 1915, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Koroit, Victoria, January 1897
Home Town: Midland, Swan, Western Australia
Schooling: Midland Junction State School
Occupation: Apprentice Saddler
Died: Killed In Action, Belgium, 1 November 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Midland WW1 Clock Tower & Town Hall Memorial
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World War 1 Service

6 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3399, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
2 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3399, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
2 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3399, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Fremantle
1 Nov 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3399, 11th Infantry Battalion, 2nd Passchendaele

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

John Alexander Anderson LATTO was born in Koroit, Victoria in 1897

His parents were David LATTO & Annie VALENTINE who married in Victoria in 1888

Two of his brothers served in WW1

1. Ray LATTO (SN 2354) returned to Australia in 1918

2. George Stanley LATTO (SN 85) returned to Australia in 1918