Walter Rothwell ARCHIBALD

Regimental number1005
Place of birthWarrnambool, Victoria.
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressWarrnambool, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 9.25"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinMrs Ruth Archibald, Banyan Street, Warrnambool, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 February 1915
Place of enlistmentCharleville, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 12 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 7 November 1919
Discharge date25 February 1920
Family/military connectionsBrother: Captain Harry Bateman ARCHIBALD, 14th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 22 November 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Married Eva Constance THRUSSELL, Register Office, Watford, 14 October 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 7 November 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 26 December 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 25 February 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 June 1926
Place of burialPoint Clare Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, ARCHIBALD Walter Rothwell