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Walter William FENTON

Regimental number1865
Date of birth6 October 1886
Place of birthLexden, England
Place of birthManchester, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSurgeon's assistant
Address361 Liverpool Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs I S Fenton, 361 Liverpool Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in British Army, England.
Enlistment date27 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameLight Trench Mortar Battery, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/130/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 2 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death29
Place of burialBedford House Cemetery Enclosure No. 2 (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 12), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Freeman and Hannah Louise FENTON; husband of Ina S. FENTON, 5 Frews Street, St. Kilda, Victoria
Other details

Enlisted 11 August 1914; embarked , 18 August 1914; war service: New Guinea. Returned to Australia.

Re-enlisted, 22 November 1916; embarked 2 December 1916. War service: France.

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