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OccupationUniversity demonstrator
AddressArcher Street, Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Mr J Waterhouse, Ma, Archer Street, Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name2nd Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 January 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Walter Lawry Waterhouse on NR

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry in the capture of an enemy's strong post which he had been sent out to examine. He took several prisoners. Later, during heavy bombardment, he set a fine example to his company.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

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