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Walter James LANSDOWN

Regimental number2411
Place of birthBath, England
Place of birthSomerset, England
Age on arrival in Australia15
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emma Georgina Lansdown, Bank Terrace, Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/16/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of illness at Targo Military Hospital England.
FateDied of disease 5 March 1917
Age at death45
Age at death from cemetery records45
Place of burialDurrington Cemetery (Grave No. 216), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
174
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Sarah LANSDOWN; husband of Emma LANSDOWN, Bank Terrace, Paddington, Brisbane
Family/military connectionsFather to Walter Lansdown (driver).

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