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Garnet WALCH

Regimental number15210
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolLeslie House School, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressSwansea, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Walch, Swansea, Tasmania
Enlistment date29 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 13, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/40/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 25 October 1917
Place of death or woundingWesthoek Ridge, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death21
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
18
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Morrice and A WALCH.
Family/military connectionsCousins Pte C D Bailey MM, Pte G W Bailey and Major Walch Indian Army.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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