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Walter KING

Regimental number4838
Place of birthSligo, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressDowning Street Railway End, Oakleigh, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W King, Downing Street, Railway End, Oakleigh, Victoria
Enlistment date15 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 January 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, KING Walter

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