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Edward James WALKER

Regimental number1608
Place of birthClifton Hill, Victoria
SchoolNorthcote State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
Addressc/o Mrs Austin, Glendower, Jenkin Street, Northcote, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Dorothea Francis Walker, c/o Mrs Austin, Glendower, Jenkin Street, Northcote, Victoria
Enlistment date24 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of illness.
FateDied of disease 4 March 1917
Age at death27
Place of burialRisca Cemetery (Row C, Grave 217), Monmouthshire, Wales.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward O and Lily WALKER.
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law to C O Austin.

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