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Walter James URQUHART

Date of birth16 March 1894
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
Address'Haytor', Toorak Road, Hamilton, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMrs F C Urquhart, 'Haytor', Toorak Road, Hamilton, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceR M C
Enlistment date14 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A22 Rangatira on 25 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
Promotions

Major


Unit: 1 Division Artillery
Promotion date: 21 January 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31138 (22 January 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 3138 (5 June 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113 (6 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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