Roll of Honour Charles Edward D'Alton

Service number 769
Rank Lance Corporal
Unit 8th Australian Infantry Battalion
Service Australian Imperial Force
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 06 August 1915
Place of Death Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey
Cause of Death Killed in action
Age at Death 24
Place of Association Dimboola, Victoria, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Location on the Roll of Honour

Charles Edward D'Alton's name is located at panel 52 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

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Roll of Honour circular

For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.

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Personal Service Records

For information about obtaining service records please see National Archives of Australia - Personal service records .

War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

Charles Edward D'Alton's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:


  • Mon 24 June 2019 at 3:58am
  • Wed 25 September 2019 at 12:56am
  • Thu 19 December 2019 at 9:57pm
  • Mon 23 March 2020 at 12:15am


These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.