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Walter Patrick GILSENAN

Regimental number6025
Place of birthBoulder City, Western Australia
SchoolEast Perth State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCompositor
AddressMoora, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinSister, Miss Eileen Gilsenan, 20 Park Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death17.9
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot VI, Row B, Grave No. 25), Buissy, France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Catherine GILSENAN
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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