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Walter Douglas KNOWLES

Regimental number1407
Place of birthKent England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressCranbrook, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs May Knowles, Dorset Downs, Franklin River Cranbrook, Western Australia
Enlistment date14 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 9 January 1917
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 131), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
8
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James William and Jane KNOWLES; husband of A.M. KNOWLES, Dorset Downes, Cranbrook, Western Australia. Native of Surrey, England
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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