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Walter Gilbert POWELL

Regimental number3353
Place of birthHavelock Canada
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Bleakney, Havelock, Kings County, Canada
Enlistment date28 September 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBray Vale British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 7), Bray-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Son of the late Spurgeon POWELL and Lily BLEAKNEY (formerly POWELL), Havelock, Kings Co., Canada
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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