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George Richard John WALKER

Regimental number3286
Place of birthSuva Fiji
SchoolGlebe Public and Pyrmont Public Schools, New South Wales
Age on arrival in Australia13
Address2 Elgar Street, Glebe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs A White, 2 Albert Street, Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 September 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alice Helen WHITE (formely WALKER), John Henry WALKER.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3287 Pte Alfred William WALKER, 56th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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