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James Henry WALTERS

Regimental number1017
Place of birthBlackwood, Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSurveyor
AddressThe Pines, Dundas, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 7.5"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Frank Gewlett, Wireless Station, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military service3 years Preparatory to Sandhurst Military College
Enlistment date31 August 1914
Place of enlistmentRandwick, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 October 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Moses and Emily WALTERS
Discharge date10 April 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kanowna', 5 Ocotober 1915; disembarked 22 November 1915; discharged Sydney, 10 April 1916.

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

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death22 April 1936
Age at death47
Place of burialBotany Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WALTERS James Henry

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