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Wilfred Claude WALKER

Regimental number963
Place of birthWhite Hills, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNugent, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8.5"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinFather, Thomas Walker, Nugent, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 April 1916
Place of enlistmentHobart, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 June 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Emily WALKER
Discharge date31 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Matatua', 17 June 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 18 August 1918, for onward travel to Hobart; discharged (wounded), Hobart, 31 December 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 May 1926
Age at death32
Place of burialSt Georges Cemetery, Sorell, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, WALKER Wilfred Claude

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