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Walter Edward BLURTON

Regimental number6775
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressGladfield via Warwick, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinBrother, George Blurton, Hillsdale Farm, Philpott Creek via Gayndah, Queensland
Enlistment date12 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death22 July 1950
Place of burialToowoomba Cemetery

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