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Walter John WEIER

Regimental number3376
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressEliza Street, Camperdown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.9
Height5' 7"
Weight149 lbs
Next of kinFather, P Weier, 7 Eliza Street, Camperdown, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment as medically unfit)
Enlistment date12 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 November 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date1 November 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ormonde', 16 June 1919; disembarked, Sydney, 4 August 1919; discharged (medically unfit: valvular disorder of the heart), Sydney, 1 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death12 July 1948
Age at death50
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WEIER Walter John

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