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Walter Edward TINDALL

Regimental number4132
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
Address163 Park Street, Subiaco, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 8"
Weight153 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elizabeth Ann Tindall, 163 Park Street, Subiaco, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 April 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 28 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1918
Discharge date2 September 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Fremantle, 30 October 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 28 December 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 22 May 1917; taken on strength, 50th Bn, in the field, 11 June 1917.

Wounded in action, 26 September 1917 (gun shot wound, right leg), and admitted to 3rd Canadian Casualty Clearing Station; transferred same day to 11th Stationary Hospital; to England, 6 December 1917, and admitted to Bethnal Green Military Hospital, 7 December 1917; transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 12 January 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Dunluce Castle', 24 January 1918; transshipped to HS 'Karoola', left Capetown, South Africa, 16 February 1918; disembarked Fremantle (date not recorded); discharged (medically unfit), Perth, 2 September 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 March 1936
SourcesNAA: B2455, TINDALL Walter Edward

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