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Regimental number3456
Place of birthBothwell, Scotland
AddressWickepin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 4"
Weight112 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Christina Perless, Wickepin, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 November 1916
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Discharge date24 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board Ht 'Berrima', 2 January 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 10 February 1919; discharged (medically unfit: abscess, left groin: severe), Perth, 24 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 June 1958
Place of burialNarrogin Cemetery, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, WALKER Walter

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