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Walter Charles JOSEPHS

Regimental number500
Place of birthBurra, South Australia
SchoolBurra Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressYoung Street, Solomontown, Port Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence Maud Josephs, Young Street, Solomontown, Port Pirie, South Australia
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 March 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot II, Row I, Grave No. 3), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
136
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis James and Sarah JOSEPHS; husband of F.M. JOSEPHS, Bute, South Australia. Native of Burra
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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