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Walter KARNEY

Regimental number1761
Place of birthBowden South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mrs M Karney, Second Street, Bowden, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Martha Karney, Second Street, Bowden, South Australia
Enlistment date5 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 1 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1523 Pte William James KARNEY, 10th Bn, killed in action, 1 August 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 May 1970
Place of burialEnfield Cemetery

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