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Walker Gordon SAUNDERS

Regimental number963
Place of birthCampbelltown Tasmania
Other NamesWalter Gordon
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLatrobe, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, T Saunders, Latrobe, Tasmania
Enlistment date15 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 140
Date: 27 August 1917

Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2877 Pte Alfred Frederick GORDON, 40th Bn, killed in action, 13 October 1917; 2878 Pte Thomas Stanley SAUNDERS, 40th Bn, fate not recorded on Nominal Roll.
Date of death21 August 1968

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