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William Ward WALKER

Regimental number2692
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
SchoolBrunswick Public School, Sydney Road, NSW
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address46 Highbury Street, East Prahran, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs 0 F A Walker, 46 Highbury Street, East Prahran, Victoria
Enlistment date10 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 April 1918
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death33
Place of burialEbblinghem Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth WALKER.

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