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Walter Raymond FRANKLIN

Regimental number3521
Place of birthWaverley, New South Wales
SchoolWaverley Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address'Mirra', Roberts Avenue, Randwick, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Franklin, 'Mirra', Roberts Avenue, Randwick, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 12 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 May 1918
Place of death or woundingMeteren, France
Age at death23
Place of burialLe Peuplier Military Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 3), Caestre, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Horsley and Margaret Ellen FRANKLIN
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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