KARTON, Cyril Norman
(Service number 70815)

Aliases Enlisted as Cyril
First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 12 September 1897 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Buchanan Street, Timaru
Occupation Mill hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs M. KARTON (mother), Buchanan Street, Timaru
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 36th Reinforcements, C Company
Date 23 April 1918
Transport Willochra
Embarked From Wellington Destination Southampton, Hampshire, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 1 March 1964 Age 65 years
Place of Death Timaru
Notices Timaru Herald, 2 & 3 March 1964
Memorial or Cemetery Cremated Linwood Crematorium, Christchurch; interred Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 107, Plot 5
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Cyril Norman Karton was the son of Francis (Frank) Thomas and Magadalene (Maggie, née Angus) Karton, and a brother of George Francis Karton, James Angus Karton and Thomas Karton who all served in World War One.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [04 November 2016[

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