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Walter PLATER

Regimental number4863
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
Address34 Glassop Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Plater, 34 Glassop Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Traffic Control Detachment
FateReturned to Australia 2 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4862 Pte Ernest PLATER, 54th Bn, killed in action, 20 July 1916; 32 Pte Richard PLATER, 5th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 8 April 1917;
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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