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Walter Warner DAY

Regimental number2652
Place of birthCambridgeshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 4"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinFather, Edward Day, Swaisdale Farm, near Ely, Cambridgeshire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 May 1916
Place of enlistmentBelmont, Western Australia
Unit name48th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT Port Melbourne on 30 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919

Miltary Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 19
Date: 14 February 1918

Discharge date22 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'City of Poona', 28 March 1919; disembarked Albany, 5 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Fremantle, 22 June 1919.

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, DAY Walter Warner

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