St Arnaud Rolt BAYNTUN

BAYNTUN, St Arnaud Rolt

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 20 April 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Second Lieutenant
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 1887
Home Town: Brunswick, Moreland, Victoria
Schooling: Brunswick State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Blacksmith/Dresser
Died: Died of Wounds, France, 30 June 1916
Cemetery: Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord
PLOT II. E. 193. MEMORIAL ID 56327731
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, City of Brunswick Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

20 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, Melbourne, Victoria
8 Nov 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant
28 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 7th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Themistocles embarkation_ship_number: A32 public_note: ''
28 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, Officer, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne
30 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 7th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Arthur Rolt BAYNTUN was born as St Arnaud BAYNTUN in 1887 in Richmond, Victoria

His parents were Bathurst Rolt BAYNTUN and Alice WHITLOCK who married in 1885 in Epsom, Surrey, England & came to Victoria in October 1885 on the ship CUZCO

Arthur married Evelyn Beatrice WILSON in 1915 and had one son, St Arnaud Samuel BAYNTUN born 1916 - after Arthurs death in 1916, Evelyn remarried in 1921 in Victoria to a Thomas Joseph DEMPSEY

His son St Arnaud Samuel BAYNTUN married in Victoria in 1938 to Gladys Lenora POSTLETHWAITE - 2nd marriage to Olive (surname unknown).  He died on 13th April, 1974 in Western Australia and is buried in Guildford Cemetery

Arthur died of wounds received in action on 30th June, 1916 - he was awarded the British War Medal & the Victory Medal



BAYNTUN - in loving memory of my dear Daddy, killed in action on 30th June, 1916

"Fond memories we will always keep, and always feel the loss

Of my dear Daddy, now silent, never a little wooden cross

Do not ask us if we miss him, only those can tell

who have lost their dear ones, without a last farewell"

Inserted by his little boy & mother


In Loving memory of my dear husband, Lieutenant St Arnaud Rolt (Dick) Bayntun who died of wounds received in action on 30th June, 1916

"A friendship by death has been broken , but memory will live with me still

Years may go and time may fly, every flower may fade & die

Every evening the sun may set, but you dear Arthur, I will never forget"

Inserted by his sorrowing wife & Son, Albert St , Brunswick


Deaths in Active Service

On Active Service,  BAYNTUN, Lieutenant A. R. Bayntun, Brunswick, died of wounds in France on the 30th June

"In life we loved you dearly, in death we do the same -  His duty done"

Inserted by his loving wife





Biography contributed by Robert Kearney

Enlisted and served under alias Arthur Rolt Bayntun 

Birth Registration details

Name: St Arnaud Rolt Bayntun
Birth Date: Abt 1887
Birth Place: Richmond, Victoria
Registration Year: 1887
Registration Place: Victoria, Australia
Father: Bathurst Rober Bayntun
Mother: Alice Whittock
Registration Number: 23088