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Walter Cecil LORD

Regimental number113
Place of birthBury St Edmund, Suffolk, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrical engineer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 9"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, W Lord, Wikamsham,Suffolk, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBrighton, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Headquarters, Section 1, Section 2 and Section 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 22 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Launceston Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date28 January 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 22 July 1917; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, right forearm), 28 January 1918.

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death11 September 1946
Age at death57
Place of burialDevonport Cemetery (Anglican Section J, Plot 21), Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, LORD Walter Cecil

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