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Walter Alexander CHERRY

Regimental number3067
Place of birthHorsham, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFireman
Address2 Pumping Station, Mundaring
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, Thomas Cherry, 87 Lindsay Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 August 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 18 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3795 Corporal Samuel Arthur CHERRY, 23rd Bn, effective abroad, (still overseas).
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 January 1958

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