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Walter Oliver WEGENER

Regimental number4780
Place of birthEdwardtown, South Australia
SchoolTumby Bay Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPostal assistant
AddressTunby Bay, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Wegener, Tunby Bay, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in Citizen Forces.
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death20.2
Place of burialQuent Road Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave 6), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
111
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Lebrecht and Ellen WEGENER.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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