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Walter Charles BASSETT

Regimental number691
Place of birthMuckleford, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressCastlemaine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 8"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFather, Richard Bassett, Castlemaine, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 January 1917
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameRailway Unit, Section 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number15/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian Light Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 3 September 1919
Discharge date27 November 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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