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William Montgomery WALKER

Regimental number3178
Place of birthQuebec, Canada
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationOrchardist
AddressDept of Agriculture, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 9.5"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs J.W. Walker, Huntington, Quebec, Canada
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 December 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Janet WALKER. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date3 September 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Madras', 28 June 1919; disembarked Sydney, 3 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 3 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death16 August 1936
Age at death52
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WALKER William Montgomery

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