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Walter James HOMER

Regimental number106
Place of birthSelsey on Sea, Sussex, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
Address48 Melville Road, Hawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Charles Job Homer, Selsey-on-Sea, Sussex, England
Enlistment date16 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot X, Row D, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Ellen HOMER, 2 Richmond Villas, Selsey-on-sea, Chichester, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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