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Charles Edward WALTERS

Regimental number64527
Date of birth27 December 1884
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
OccupationTramways employee
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 7.25"
Weight177 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Iris Walters, 22 Rose Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 May 1918
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th General Service Reinforcements, Victoria (Egypt)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 14 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 29 April 1919
Discharge date8 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked Sydney, 14 September 1918; disembarked Suez, 19 October 1918.

Admitted to Government hospital, Suez, 19 October 1918 (spondylitis); transferred to 2nd Australian stationary Hospital, Moascar, 21 October 1918; to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 9 April 1919.

Commenced return to Australia from Port Said on board HT 'Dorset', 29 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 11 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 8 July 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, WALTERS Charles Edward

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