Walter Maxwell HARMER

Regimental number2926
Date of birth25 January 1896
Place of birthManoora, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBlyth, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.1
Height5' 8.5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Harmer, Blyth, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 November 1918
Discharge date17 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 20 November 1918; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, right elbow), Adelaide, 17 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 March 1953
Age at death57
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, HARMER Walter Maxwell