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Regimental number3226
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGeelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, C D Walters, Briagolong, Victoria
Enlistment date6 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Field Ambulance, Section A
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 4 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Ambulance
FateKilled in Action 6 November 1916
Place of burialThistle Dump Cemetery High Wood (Row E, Grave 7), Longueval, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Dudbridge and Emma Louisa WALTERS

Military Medal

'These men [3248 A. SHIELLS, 3226 H.R. WALTERS, 3146 S. ELMORE, 3181 A. DUNSTAN] at Brown's Dip Gallipoli Advanced Dressing Station continued to work under fire after Privates Pugh and Rowe were injured and Privates, Bird, Johns and Murray of the same party had been killed at duty.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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