Harold Philip Orton

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Harold Philip Orton
Personal Information
Date of Birth 22 Apr 1914
Place of Birth Armadale, Western Australia
Death 2 Sep 1969, aged 55
Place of Death Bolgart, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 28 years, 2 months
Next of Kin Mother , Mrs Amy Selina Orton
Military Information
Reg Number WX27563
Date of Enlistment 25 Jun 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 28th Australian Infantry Battalion (The Swan Regiment)
Post War Details

Pre War

War Service

Discharged 21 Feb 1946

Post War

Harold worked for the Western Australian Government Railways on several occasion : from 24 Feb until 7 Oct 1960 at Dalwallinu as a repairer, and from 31 mar 1964 until his death as a repairer at Bolgart. Electoral Roll entries: 1949 c/- A. Schell, Goomalling, farm hand; 1958 Goomalling, farm hand; 1963 Dalwallinu, railway employee


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