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Walter John HINES

Regimental number228
Place of birthBrunswick, Victoria
SchoolState School, Zeehan, Tasmania
Other trainingCommercial Training
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBurnie, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Hines, 14 Anderson Street, Zeehan, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Junior Cadets
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Field Ambulance, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Headquarters
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Enlisted as a Private 3rd Field Ambulance. Gained Commission to Lieutenant attached to 4th Infantry Battalion." Details from Mother.
FateDied of wounds 6 August 1918
Place of death or woundingCorbie, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialCorbie Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot 2, row F, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Caroline HINES, 14 Anderson Street, Zeehan Tasmania, Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: Sgt Major T Hines who was permanently wounded at Gallipoli on 9th October, 1915 and returned to Australia.

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