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Walter SACKETT

Regimental number1761
Place of birthCootamundra New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGrocer
AddressWallendbeen, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, George F Sackett, storekeeper, Wallendbeen, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1760 Corporal Caleb Frank SACKETT, 56th Bn, returned to Australia, 18 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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