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Walter TYSON

Regimental number2401
Place of birthParish of Lambeth, County of Surrey, England
Place of birthLambeth, England
SchoolLondon Boarding School, England
Age on arrival in Australia28
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressInnisfail, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinSister, Mrs Alice Langley, 76 Addison Road, Hove, England
Previous military serviceServed as Gunner and Signaler, 91st Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery.
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas) 4 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 8), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
134
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Mary Ann TYSON

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