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Walter Ernest ORCHARD

Regimental number2823
Place of birthWarrnambool Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPO, Maffra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, C H Orchard, Maffra, Victoria
Enlistment date26 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 10 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 371 Pte George William ORCHARD, 37th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 August 1917; 2500 Pte Daniel James ORCHARD, 5th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.

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