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Walter Gourlay BARTON

Regimental number736
Address38 Loval Road, East Prahran, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Ellen Barton, Allan's Flat via Wodonga, Victoria
Enlistment date19 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 6, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/11/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 19 May 1918
Date of death19 May 1918
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row E, GraveNo. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Gourlay and Elizabeth Ellen BARTON. Native of Outtrim, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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