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Thomas Phillip WALKER

Regimental number6602
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolKalgoorlie State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressChelmsford Road, North Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 7.5"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinFather, J A Walker, Post Office, Popanyinning, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 April 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 10 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death9 April 1919
Age at death28
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, WA.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, WA.
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 23 September 1918; disembarked Perth, 17 November 1918; died before discharge.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WALKER Thomas Phillip

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