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Walter Leslie PAGE

Regimental number2643
Place of birthBathurst, New South Wales
School[?] Public School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
Address5 Macdonald Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Helen Page, Hillview Cookamidgera, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 153), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
30
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Helen PAGE, South Road, Dalton Park, Cobar, New South Wales. Native of Bathurst, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsFour relations on mother's side. Also cousin: No.5754 Arthur Walker Page, 4th Infantry Battalion, who died at Bullecourt, France on 15th April 1917.

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