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Walter Edward GRILLS

Regimental number2909
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShip painter and docker
AddressRozelle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Louise Johnstone, 5 Weston Road, Rozelle, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 September 1967
Place of burialWolloongbar Cemetery

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