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Walter Ernest NOTT

Regimental number1736
Place of birthCarlton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoxmaker
AddressNorth Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 8.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Nott, 49 O'Grady Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 21), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
170
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength, 60th Bn, Ferry Post, 25 May 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Reported Missing, 19 July 1916.

Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.

Note, Red Cross File No 2020607: 'No trace Germany. Cert. by Capt. Mills 10.10.19.'

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, NOTT Walter Ernest
Red Cross File No 2020607

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