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George Henry WALKER

Regimental number2027
Date of birth9 September 1879
Place of birthRichmond, New South Wales
SchoolKurrajong Heights
OccupationCoal miner
AddressPortland, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elsie Drusilla Walker, Villiers Street, Portland, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 22 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2027A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 December 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2028 Private Victor Keith Walker, 45th Battalion, Killed in Action 7 July 1917, Messines, France; brother-in-law: CSM Victor Hylton Jarvis, 17th Battalion, Killed in Action 15 May 1918, Morlancourt, France
Date of death11 August 1952
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales

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