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Walter KNOWLES

Regimental number1102
Place of birthMelrose South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation manager
Address33 Archer Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, Thomas Knowles, 33 Archer Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date25 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 30 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: LH10
Promotion date: -

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Refers September-December 1915
Mention in Despatches awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', 4th Supplement, No 29664 (11 July 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 176 (30 November 1916). Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29845 (1 December 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62 (19 April 1917)

Unspecified


*Refers 4-10 August 1916
Recommendation date: 29 April 1916

Military Medal


Recommendation date: *Unspecified

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 24 December 1916"

FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

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