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Walter James TYRRELL

Regimental number294
Place of birthBuckingham England
SchoolChurch of England, England
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressCrystal Cafe, Hay Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, James Tyrrell, 3 Lenboro Road, Buckingham, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialPasschendaele New British Cemetery (Plot XI, Row F, Grave No. 20), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of James TYRRELL, 3 Lemborough Road, Buckingham, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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