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Walter Charles GRIST

Regimental number3381
Place of birthPranjip Victoria
OccupationBread carter
AddressBeaconsfield, South Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs M E Grist, 239 Hay Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date24 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 23 December 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3381A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 September 1917
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row B, Grave NO. 18A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Sarah GRIST;husband of Mary GRIST, Western Australia. Native of Gippsland, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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