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William Archibald Stewart WALKER

Regimental number3931
Place of birthTownsville, Queensland
Other NamesWalker, WAS
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStockman
AddressGeorgetown, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 5"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Isabella Walker, Wirrawirra, Forsyth, Georgetown, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Place of enlistmentTownsville, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 31 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Date of death20 April 1920
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Qld.
Discharge date4 April 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karmala', 2 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 15 February 1919, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 4 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WALKER William Archibald Stewart

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