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Regimental number75
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
SchoolNew Farm State School, Qld
AddressHenley Beach, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lilian Bergin, Henley Beach, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Voluntary Senior Cadets until the beginning of Universal (i.e. Compulsory) Training.
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name10th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Driver Walter Bergin sailed on the Transport A12 "Saldanha" while the rest of C Company boarded the "Ascanius"
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death6 August 1915
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 8), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas William and Lilly BERGIN, 20 Dove Street, Henley Park, South Australia. Native of Brisbane, Queensland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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