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Walter Waldo SEABROOK

Regimental number107
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
Other NamesWalter Waldro
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressLochner Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, A C Seabrook, 36 Lochner Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military service93rd Infantry
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Headquarters, Section 1, Section 2 and Section 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 22 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'During the period 16th/17th September, 1918 to the cessation of hostilities Lance Corporal SEABROOK has done valuable work in organising working parties and in the running out of direction tapes, in order to guide troops of relieving units. He has done reliable and constant work in reconnoitring positions and securing valuable information in connection with water supply and material. His energy and devotion to duty has been a fine example to the men under his command.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName entered on embarkation Roll as Walter Walds SEABROOK.

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