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Walter George CHISHOLM

Regimental number3229
Place of birthArmidale New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrazier
AddressBonshaw, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Chisholm, Bonshaw, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Morea on 17 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2593 Pte Sydney Herbert CHISHOLM, 3rd Bn, killed in action, 13 July 1918; 3760 Pte Thomas John CHISHOLM, 31st Bn, returned to Australia, 4 December 1918.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 January 1947
Place of burialGuyra Cemetery

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