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Walter Rupert HELLYER

Regimental number229
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLoco cleaner
Address54 Hannesley Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinHarry John Hellyer, 54 Hannesley Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Previous military service4th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 3 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death25 February 1977

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