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Walter Michael CURRIE

Regimental number356
Place of birthBundarra New South Wales
SchoolKingstown, near Uralla, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address...
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, E Currie, Allingham Street, Armidale, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29354 (5 November 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 12 (27 January 1916).

FateDied of wounds 25 April 1917
Age at death23.5
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 2A), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
68
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Elizabeth CURRIE, Petunia Street, South Bankstown, New South Wales. Native of Bundarra, New South Wales
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Died of wounds, 10th General Hospital, France.

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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