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Regimental number5674
Place of birthRawmarsh, England
SchoolBoard School, England
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKalamunda, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Maria Walker, Kalamunda, Western Australia
Enlistment date8 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A52 Surada on 26 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 August 1918
Place of death or woundingNot known
Age at death31
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VI, Row D, Grave 15), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Fred Orris and Maria WALKER.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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