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Walter Harvey THYER

Regimental number1525
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinAunt, Mrs E H Harvey, Cranbourne, Ninth Avenue, Maylands, Western Australia
Enlistment date20 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name16th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 22 February 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 August 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll.
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialHill 60 Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 2), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Isabella THYER. Native of Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Lt James Hervey THYER, 2nd Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 1 November 1919; 52111 Corporal Stanley Maitland THYER, 28th Bn, returned to Australia, 22 November 1919.
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Harvey.

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