Walter Thomas CORNISH

Regimental number2533
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolCatholic, England
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address90 March Street, Orange, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs F Cornish, 42 Church Street, Edge Hill Liverpool, England
Enlistment date22 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 September 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death21
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrother: Sgt E.T. Cornish, killed in action, 8 August 1918 in France.