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Samuel Alexander WALKER

Regimental number1744
Place of birthMidmar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
SchoolFinzean Public School, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressWest Wyalong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, George Christie Walker, Fifean, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Previous military serviceServed 3 years in the Territorial Force 7th Batt. Gordon Highlanders.
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death28
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row C, Grave 48), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
163
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mrs M W Christie (formely WALKER).
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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