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Walter LINTON

Regimental number1573
Place of birthWellington, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBarman
AddressTemple Hotel, George Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Annie Linton, 216 Wills Street, Wellington, New Zealand
Enlistment date10 December 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Thomas LINTON
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death22 September 1940
Age at death51
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, LINTON Walter

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