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Walter James NOLAN

Regimental number5429
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDriver
Address23 Egan Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32.7
Height5' 6"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs H J Nolan, 23 Egan Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 January 1916
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date30 November 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 5 April 1918; disembarked, Sydney, 1 June 1918; discharged (wounded: gun shot wound, left elbow; sepsis), Sydney, 30 November 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 June 1943
Age at death61
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, NOLAN Walter James

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