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Walter Leslie NORDIN

Regimental number885
Place of birthRosewater South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBricklayer
AddressGray Street, Rosewater, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Alfred Nordin, Gray Terrace, Rosewater, South Australia
Enlistment date15 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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