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Walter Henry DALLAS

Regimental number2189
Place of birthPort Adelaide, South Australia
OccupationBoiler maker's assistant
Address64 Halifax Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 11.5"
Weight194 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lilian Jane Dallas, 64 Halifax Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1916
Discharge date16 June 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt.

Embarked Adelaide, 7 February 1916; disembarked Suez, 11 March 1916.

Admitted to No 1 Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 11 March 1916 (epilepsy); transferred to No 1 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 15 March 1916.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Karoola', 12 April 1916; disembarked Melbourne, 12 May 1916; discharged Adelaide (medically unfit: epilepsy), 16 June 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Cemetery headstone gives date of death as 5 September 1934.
Date of death6 September 1934
Age at death45
Place of burialCheltenham Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, DALLAS Walter Henry

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