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William Wallace PARK

Regimental number1109
Place of birthEvandale South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBricklayer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Wm Wallace Park, 19 Opie Street, Ewandale, South Australia
Enlistment date12 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Catherine PARK, Opie Street, Evandale, St. Peters, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3561A Sapper John White PARK, 2nd Tunnelling Company, returned to Australian, 7 February 1919; 6684 Pte James PARK, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 27 August 1917; First cousins: 2253 Pte Wallace PARK, 2nd Bn, killed in action, 8 August 1915; 950 Pte Leslie Andrew PARK, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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