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Walter William LOUGHNAN

Regimental number2354
Place of birthAngledool, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
AddressRuthland Estate, Mitchell, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height6' 0"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinFather, Harold Connell Loughnan, Mitchell, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in Senior Cadets (Compulsoty Military Training scheme).
Enlistment date29 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 December 1915
Place of enlistmentMitchell, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1919
Discharge date13 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2355 Pte Harry Rainsofrd Eric LOUGHNAN, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 13 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulimaroa', 13 March 1919; arrived Melbourne, 19 April 1919, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 13 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, LOUGHNAN Walter William

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