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Walter Charles QUIRK

Regimental number8253
Place of birthFootscray Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressHampshire, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Osborne, Hampshire, via Burnie, Tasmania
Enlistment date12 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name8th Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Date of death17 June 1947
Place of burialPreston Cemetery

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