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Walter Richard MAIDEN

Regimental number7963
Place of birthMenindie, New South Wales
SchoolMenindie Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMechanic
AddressDarling, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, W Maiden, Menindie River, Darling, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentMotor Transport Driver
Unit nameAMC Motor Drivers
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/106/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 12 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollNo 2 Australian Division Motor Transport Company
FateDied of wounds 16 August 1918
Place of death or woundingHarbonnieres, France
Age at death24.7
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
181
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; William and Margaret MAIDEN, 'Maidenville', Walsall Street, East Parade, Kensington Park, South Australia. Native of Menindie, New South Wales
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette'
Date: 14 March 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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