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Walter John Wardrop PATRICK

Regimental number517
Place of birthSt Johns, Newfoundland
SchoolBishop Field College, St Johns, Newfoundland
Age on arrival in Australia15
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 7.25"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinBrother, R Patrick, 9 Parker Street, Mile End, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 September 1914
Place of enlistmentHelena Vale, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 9), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David Paton and Caroline S. PATRICK. Native of St. John's, Newfoundland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 12 April 1915.

Killed in action (gun shot wound, head), 29 April 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, PATRICK Walter John Wardrop

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