Horace Thomas DALTON

DALTON, Horace Thomas

Service Number: 57247
Enlisted: 16 May 1918, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 11th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Dunwich, Queensland, 28 January 1899
Home Town: Cleveland, Redland, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Memorials: Cleveland Shire Council Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

16 May 1918: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 57247, Brisbane, Queensland
17 Aug 1918: Embarked AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 57247, 11th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Port Sydney, Sydney
17 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 57247, 11th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
14 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 57247, 11th Light Horse Regiment

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"57247 Trooper Horace Thomas Dalton, 11th Light Horse Regiment. Tpr Dalton, of Dunwich, Qld, enlisted on 16 May 1918, and embarked for service overseas aboard HMAT Port Sydney (A15) from Sydney on 17 August 1918. After disembarking in Suez, Egypt, Tpr Dalton underwent training at the Australian Light Horse Remount Unit at Moascar, and was later hospitalised due to an ear infection. He returned to Australia on 20 July 1919." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)