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John WALKER

Regimental number2537
Place of birthLancelot, South Australia
SchoolBoys State School, Fremantle, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLoco engine driver
AddressCollie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs M J Walker, Popanyinning, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets at Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Enlistment date17 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 18 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of disease 24 September 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death31
Place of burialFieta Military Cemetery (Plot B, Row XIB, Grave 6), Europe.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
81
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Andrew and Mary Jane WALKER.
Family/military connectionsBrother to T.P. Walker 11th Battalion served 3 years in active service abroad, died after coming home.

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