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Walter LOVE

Regimental number6122
Place of birthTumut, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBootmaker
AddressShepardstown, Adelong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinFather, A Love, Shepardstown, Adelong, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 December 1915
Place of enlistmentCootamundra, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Alice LOVE. Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date8 March 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Demosthenes', 27 July 1917; disembarked, 29 September 1917; discharged (medically unfit: tuberculosis), MBV

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death16 March 1938
Age at death40
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, LOVE Walter

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