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Walter Cheyne BELFORD

Date of birth5 August 1887
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchoolmaster
AddressHigh School, George Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs H M Belford, Balligue via Wongen Hills, Western Australia
Enlistment date18 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name11th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Promotions

Lieutenant


Unit: 11th Battalion
Promotion date: 29 May 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 30 July 1916

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).
Recommendation date: 12 November 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).
Recommendation date: 6 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 10 May 1919
Other details

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

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