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Walter George Thorrell HUMPHRIS

Regimental number2659
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolNetley St and Stanley College, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOptical lens grinder
AddressWickepin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, James Thorrell Humphris, 'Helvellynn', Bowes Road, New Southgate, London, North England
Previous military serviceServed as Bombardier 7th RFA Territorial Forces in London England.
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Morea on 6 June 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2632
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Anzac Bn
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularKnown as "Babe" to his comrades of the 3rd ICC.
FateDied of wounds 22 April 1917
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialNo Know Grave
Commemoration detailsThe Basra Memorial, Iraq
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
10
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Jane HUMPHRIS. Died whilst a Prisoner of War in Asia MInor. Regtl. No. as 2632 on Cemetery Details

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