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John Harold WALKER

Place of birthLismore, New South Wales
SchoolLismore Superior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationChemist
AddressLismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, John James Walker, Ballina Street, Lismore, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name26th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe held a Commission as a Lieutenant in the 12th Infantry. He enlisted as a Private in the A.I.F. in 1915 was given a Commission soon after and was on the Instructional staff at Ennogera for nearly a year sailing with Reinforcements 1914.
FateKilled in Action 29 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death24
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
109
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John James and Mary WALKER.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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