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Oscar William WALLIN

Regimental number2317
Place of birthYarrawonga, Victoria
SchoolEchuca High School, Victoria
OccupationBank clerk
AddressWatson Street, Echuca, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, F O Wallin, Watson Street, Echuca, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Echuca Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: Frans Oscar (d. 16 August 1934, aged 68; bu. Echuca) and Diana Blanch (d. 3 February 1959, aged 83; bu. Echuca) WALLIN.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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