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Geoffrey WALTON

Regimental number2824
Date of birth14 April 1895
Place of birthPort Augusta, South Australia
SchoolParkside Model School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGasfitter
AddressFullarton Road, Parkside, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rosamond Walton, Fullarton Road, Parkside, South Australia
Enlistment date30 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Geoffrey Walton on NR
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3924 Corporal John Howard WALTON, 3rd Australian Light Railway Operating Company, returned to Australia, 11 May 1919; 2390 Staff Sergeant Frank Raymond WALTON, 29th Company, Army Service Corps, returned to Australia, 9 December 1918; 2530 Pte Harry Adrian WALTON, 48th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 April 1918.
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, France
Date of death30 April 1953
Age at death55
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 12, Grave 52), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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