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Walter Rodney KINGHORN

Regimental number124
Place of birthNormanby, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressHamilton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26.6
Height5' 9.5"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinFather, F. Kinghorm, Byaduk, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 20th Light Horse, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 31 October 1917
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 34), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Byaduk Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: Frank and Elizabeth KINGHORN. Native of Byaduk, Victoria. Photo: Ian Marr
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, KINGHORN Walter Rodney

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