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Walter BURGIN

Regimental number136
Place of birthChiltern, Victoria
SchoolState School, Rutherglen, Victoria; Public School, Emmaville, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressKelso, Gordon Crescent, Stanmore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, John Burgin, Kelso, Gordon Crescent, Stanmore, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed as a Lieutenant in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 May 1915
Date of death21 May 1915
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row M, Grave No. 145), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
31
Family/military connectionsUncle: 2117 Harold George BURGIN, 15th Bn, killed in action, Sailly, France, 22 April 1918; Cousin: Gunner George W JORDAN, died of wounds, France, 4 November 1916.

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