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Walter Henry PRIESTLY

Regimental number2723
Place of birthCamperdown, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
AddressSummer Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Manel Gertrude Priestly, 18 Spencer Street, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Annie PRIESTLY
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 March 1934
Age at death43
Place of burialField of Mars Cemetery, New South Wales

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