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Walter James CORBETT

Regimental number4
Place of birthGateshed on Tyre, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBushman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 9.25"
Weight157 lbs
Next of kinFather, W Corbett, 5 Oswald Terrace, Galeshead on Tyne Durham, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Place of enlistmentHelen Vale, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Discharge date29 October 1917
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

SourcesNAA: B2455, CORBETT Walter James

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