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Walter Abbott WOODS

Regimental number1420
Date of birth29 July 1891
Place of birthMuckatah Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressMuckatah, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Robert Woods, Muckatah, Victoria
Enlistment date7 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1424 Pte James Robert Glanville WOODS, 39th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 August 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 March 1984
Age at death92
Place of burialCobram Cemetery, Victoria

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