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Benjamin Charles WALKER

Regimental number5669
Place of birthGodstone, Surrey, England
SchoolRingmer Council School, Sussex, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionCongregational
OccupationFarmer
AddressEast Wagin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Charles Walker, East Wagin, Western Australia
Enlistment date4 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 March 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
FateDied of wounds 27 March 1917
Place of death or woundingLagnicourt, France
Age at death24.4
Place of burialAveluy Communal Cemetery Extension (Row N, Grave 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
114
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Ellen Louisa WALKER.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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