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Walter Frederick DISHER

Regimental number1650
Date of birth18 February 1892
Place of birthBirchip, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressDarlington Point, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Robert M Disher, Darlington Point Post Office, Darlington Point, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded in the thigh and legs. Died at 1/1 SM Casualty Clearing Station, France
FateDied of wounds 4 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25.2
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row E, Grave No. 31), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
162
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town. Darlington Point, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2054 Pte Norman Allan DISHER, 36th Bn, returned to Australia, 11 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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