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Walter Robert SANDERS

Regimental number34819
Place of birthParramatta, New South Wales
SchoolParramatta South Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoilermaker
Address114 Union Street, Erskineville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth R Sanders, 114 Union Street, Erskineville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, April 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 10 November 1917
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBelgian Battery Corner Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 15), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth SANDERS, 114 Union Street, Erskineville, New South Wales. Native of Parramatta, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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