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Walter Harold BRENTNALL

Regimental number56
Date of birth6 August 1895
Place of birthEast Brunswick, Victoria
SchoolSouth Brunswick State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMechanical dentist
Address30 Hutchison Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinH W Brentnall, 30 Hutchison Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Previous military service17th Australian Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Gallipoli, France. Was at the Gallipoli landing, 25 April; Lone Pine; contracted enteric fever; invalided to Malta for five months.
Date of death23 July 1966
Place of burialCarlton Cemetery

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