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Albert Moore WALKER

Regimental number27883
Place of birthKillarney, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressYea, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 7.75"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs H Walker, 66 North Street, Richmond, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected on account of varicose veins)
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 13, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/40/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1917
Discharge date6 October 1917
Other details

War service: England

Embarked Melbourne, 20 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, 9 January 1917.

Admitted to Tidworth Military Hospital, 8 February 1917; transferred to Fargo Military Hospital, 27 March 1917. Admitted to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 21 April 1917 (injury to back: lumbar region spine).

Commenced return to Australia on board HS No 1 'Karoola', 3 July 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 27 August 1917; discharged Melbourne, 6 October 1917.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WALKER Albert Moore

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