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Walter Edward SMALE

Regimental number794
Place of birthFreestone, Queensland
SchoolFreestone State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressUpper Freestone, via Warwick, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 11.25"
Weight152.5 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Emily Smale, Upper Freestone, via Warwick, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 December 1914
Place of enlistmentWarwick, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A53 Itria on 9 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Walter Edward
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialQuinn's Post Cemetery (Special Memorial No. 21), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
3
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr. A. and Mrs E. SMALE, Freestone, Queensland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 9 July 1915.

Killed in action, 7 August 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMALE Walter Edward

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