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Walter George RETALLACK

Regimental number3077
Place of birthCavanagh, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressGlencope, Waikerie Line, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 6"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Elizabeth Nancy Retallack, Glencope, Waikerie Line, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Morea on 22 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date4 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Orani', 15 May 1919; disembarked, Adelaide, 26 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 4 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 December 1954
Age at death69
Place of burialLoxton Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, RETALLACK Walter George

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