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Walter Bernard CHESSHER

Regimental number6045
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
SchoolState School, Queenslnad
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBarber
Address498 Brunswick Street, New Farm, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Chessher, Overend Street, East Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A75 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death26
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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