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Walter Richard Samuel MARCHANT

Regimental number4833
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrocer
AddressAnderson Street, Warracknabeal, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Mr J Marchant, Anderson Street, Warracknabeal, Victoria
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 November 1918
Date of death28 October 1954
Place of burialWarracknabeal Cemetery

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