CARLTON, Percy John
(Service number 27219)

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Date 26 January 1888 Place of Birth Roslyn

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Brunswick Street, Timaru
Occupation Builder
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Frank CARLTON (brother), Elizabeth Street, Timaru
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 17th Reinforcements, J Company
Date 25 September 1916
Transport Devon
Embarked From Destination Devonport, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Date 15 February 1953 Age 63 years
Place of Death Fairlie
Notices Timaru Herald, 16 February 1953
Memorial or Cemetery Fairlie Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Percy John Carlton was the son of Walter and Lucy Carlton. His brother Walter Thomas Carlton also enlisted but did not serve overseas.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [26 May 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [26 May 2017]

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