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Walter Henry SCOVELL

Regimental number3469
Place of birthLismore, New South Wales
Other NamesScovell, Walter H
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 5"
Weight117 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Bert Scovell, Grant Street, Ballina, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 March 1917
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1918
Date of death28 February 1921
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Victoria.
Discharge date9 April 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Corinthic', 10 Janury 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 3 March 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 9 April 1918.

Medal:British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SCOVELL Walter Henry

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