Sydney Arthur ROLTON


ROLTON, Sydney Arthur

Service Number: SX18307
Enlisted: 14 April 1942, Wayville, SA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/24th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wentworth, New South Wales, Australia, 2 December 1917
Home Town: Blanchetown, Mid Murray, South Australia
Schooling: Blanchetown Primary School, South Australia
Occupation: Motor Driver
Died: Killed in Action, New Guinea, 14 September 1943, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Lae War Cemetery
Plot: C.A. 12. A DVA Memorial plaque dedicated to Sydney Rolton is located on the grave of Sydney's Mother, Una Valmai Rolton, in the WilLaston General Cemetery, WilLaston, South Australia. Plot 9 BB 1
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Blanchetown District of Blanchetown WW2 Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

14 Apr 1942: Involvement Private, SN SX18307, 2nd/24th Infantry Battalion
14 Apr 1942: Enlisted Wayville, SA
14 Apr 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN SX18307, 2nd/24th Infantry Battalion
1 Aug 1943: Involvement Private, SN SX18307
1 Aug 1943: Embarked Private, SN SX18307, 2nd/24th Infantry Battalion, Embarked Cairns 1 August 1943 - Disembarked Milne Bay and taken on strength 2nd/24th Battalion.
8 Aug 1943: Transferred Private, 2nd/24th Infantry Battalion
1 Oct 1943: Wounded Private, SN SX18307, 2nd/24th Infantry Battalion, Killed in Action
Date unknown: Involvement

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