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Walter STAINES

Regimental number5118
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolMittagong Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarter
AddressMittagong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinNil
Previous military service43rd Infantry; Nil
Enlistment date24 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 March 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialLa Plus Douve Farm Cemtery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 9), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
117
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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