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Walter Douglas POINTON

Regimental number2767
Place of birthWandearah, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressWandearah West, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Elizabeth Annie Pointon, Wandearah West, South Australia
Enlistment date4 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 13 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 6 July 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 March 1974
Age at death79
Place of burialKadina Cemetery, South Australia

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