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Walter KING

Regimental number3167
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
OccupationLocomotive fireman
AddressMullewa, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Walter King, Sylvester Street, Coolgardie, Western Australia
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 18 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialGordon Dump Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 9), Ovillers-La Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and Alice KING, 16 Glyde Street, East Fremantle, Western Australia. Native of Ballarat, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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