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Regimental number6284
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address109 Burlington Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38.7
Height5' 11.25"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinSister-in-Law, Eliza Merchant, 263 Miller Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Discharge date11 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Medic', 24 August 1918; disembarked Sydney, 9 October 1918; discharged (medically unfit: rheumatism), Sydney, 11 December 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MERCHANT Walter

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