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Walter John WOOLSTON

Regimental number567
Place of birthMuswellbrook New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDent Street, Merewether, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Woolston, Dent Street, Merewether, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military service16th Aust Infantry
Enlistment date18 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateDied of disease 17 May 1916
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 64), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Alfred and Betsy WOOLSTON
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4612 Pte Harold Albert WOOLSTON, 1st Company, Australian Machine Gun Corps, died of wounds, 10 April 1917.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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