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Walter Arnald Le Roy FRY

Date of birth29 November 1886
ReligionChurch of England
AddressStrathfield, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Amy Gertrude Fry, Biralee, The Avenue, Strathfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit name34th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion


Unit: 34th Battalion
Promotion date: 1 May 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Recommendation date: 2 March 1918

Officer of the Order of the British Empire

Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*second given name two spellings Arnald and Arnold

Croix de Guerre (France)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 30
Date: 25 March 1920


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Other detailsWar service: Western Front Medals: Croix de Guerra (France), Order of the British Empire, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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