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Maurice Herman WALTHER

Regimental number3311
Date of birth20 March 1895
Place of birthKingston, Camperdown, New South Wales
SchoolNorth Newtown Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCigarmaker
Address29 Lower Tupper Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Walther, 29 Lower Tupper Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialMorchies Australian Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
163
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of John Henry and Mary Annie Walther of 15 Philpott Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4649 Pte Elmo Ernest WALTHER, 4th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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