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Walter David FORTUNE

Regimental number2107
Place of birthNar Nar Goon Victoria
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationFarmer
AddressHillend, Fumina, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Marion Fortune, Hillend, Fumina, Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date11 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2108 Pte Alexander FORTUNE MM, 2nd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 4 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 July 1966

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