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Leonard Ward WALKER

Regimental number4540
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionSalvation Army
AddressBalaklava, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7.5"
Weight117 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Henrietta Walker, Ellis Street, Magill, South Australia
Previous military service3 yrs Snr Cadets 79th trans to A.I Forces 3 yrs. Still serving
Enlistment date20 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 June 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Henrietta WALKER
Discharge date1 October 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kanowna', 22 July 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 1 September 1918, for onward travel to Adelaide;

discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 1 October 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death16 September 1936
Age at death41
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, WALKER Leonard Ward

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