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Regimental number50
Place of birthGoondiwindi, Queensland
SchoolGoondiwindi State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGoondiwindi, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26.4
Height5' 11.25"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinMargaret Magarry, Goondiwindi, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 September 1914
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 12 October 1915
Place of death or woundingCario, Egypt
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialEast Mudros Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 35), Lemnos, Greece
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Margaret MAGARRY, Goondiwindi, Queensland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Died of enteric fever, 15th Stationary Hospital, Mudros, 12 October 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MAGARRY Walter

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