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Walter Ernest WOOD

Regimental number2272
Date of birth14 September 1893
Place of birthKersbrook, Victoria
SchoolKersbrook State School, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
AddressKersbrook, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Mary Wood, Kersbrook, South Australia
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Discharge date26 October 1917
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, France, Belgium. Wounded, Pozieres, France, 5 August 1916; invalided to England.

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