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Walter Charles STACKER

Regimental number908
Place of birthEast Maitland, New South Wales
SchoolEast Maitland Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMelbourne Street, East Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Stacker, Melbourne Street, East Maitland, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name35th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 July 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death21.8
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBethlehem Farm West Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 7), Messines, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Eliza Ann STACKER, 367 High Street, West Maitland, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: Sergeant Albert Stout, who was killed in action.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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