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Walter Edward TORRENS

Regimental number1458
Place of birthThames New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAccountant
Address389 Dowling Street, Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, H T Torrens, 'Opotiki', Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameLight Trench Mortar Battery, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/130/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialRation Farm Annexe (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 16), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
123
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hugh Thomas and Julia TORRENS, Opotiki, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. Native of Thames, Auckland, New Zealand
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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