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Regimental number3
Place of birthNorwich, England
True NameWALPOLE, George John Watts
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27.8
Height5' 10.25"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinMother, E.G. Walpole, Norwood, London, England
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Cameron Militia.
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSergeant (Drummer)
Unit name3rd Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDied of disease 18 February 1918
Place of burialSt Lawrence Churchyard, Stratford-Sub-Castle, Wilthsire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Frederick and Emma Constance WALOPLE.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 February 1918
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILSON John

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