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Walter Ernest DENTON

Regimental number2022
Place of birthBingara, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGwydir River via Bingara, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.11
Height5' 7"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Dorothy M Denton, Gwydir River via Bingara, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 24 June 1916
Discharge date30 August 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Sydney', 24 June 1916; discharged (medically unfit: severe sepsis left hand and arm, following amputation of two fingers: accident with axe), Sydney, 30 August 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DENTON Walter Ernest

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