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John Edward WALLIS

Regimental number2577
Place of birthWoolwich, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Height5' 5"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Wallis, 13 Princes Street, Lumsden, Kent, England
Previous military service4 yrs 9 mos R.T.A. (Illness.)
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column Section 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Brigade Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 24 June 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Sarah WALLIS
Discharge date29 May 1917
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port SYdney, 24 June 1916; disembarked Sydney, 22 July 1916; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 29 May 1917.

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

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death17 August 1938
Age at death58
Place of burialGilgandra Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WALLIS John Edward

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