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Walter Herbert MAYES

Regimental number2109
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, A Mayes, Welwyn, Herts, England
Enlistment date30 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 6 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Engineers
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 31 December 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Other details

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

Date of death2 January 1956
Place of burialHeathcote Cemetery

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