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Lionel Rupert Fox WALKER

Regimental number3517
Place of birthBrunswick, Victoria
SchoolBrunswick Central State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBarber
AddressEssendon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, H Walker, 87 Buckley Street, Essendon, Victoria
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3517A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 September 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death23
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No 1 (Plot VIII, Row E, Grave 23), Beaumont-Hamel, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
156
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry Alfred and Isabella Frances WALKER.
Family/military connectionsBrother Clyde A Walker won Military Medal, Cousin Percy Bawden killed in action.

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