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William Archer WALLER

Regimental number1382
Place of birthHighgate, England
SchoolBoard School, England
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBrickmaker
AddressHesketh's Boardinghouse, Bellevue, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Pennyfather, 39 Gloster Road, Upper Edmonton, Middlesex, England
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A13 Katuna on 24 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 July 1919
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death27
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave 93), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
121

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