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Albert Rees WALKER

Regimental number5774
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address12 Hunter Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr F W Walker, 12 Hunter Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1917
Other details

War service: discharged from Base Depot, Etaples, France (synovitis, left knee), 31 October 1916. Admitted to Hospital, Tidworth, England (appendicitis), 17 August 1917. Admitted to Reading Hospital, England (trench feet), 25 November 1917.

Discharged, 23 April 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Place of burialCremated at Springvale Crematorium, Melbourne, Victoria.

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