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Walter James ARMISTEAD

Regimental number278
Place of birthBoonah, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBoonah via Dean's Marsh, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J Armistead, Boonah via Dean's Marsh, Victoria
Enlistment date22 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 2, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll278A
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2216 Pte Ernest John ARMISTEAD, 22nd Bn, killed in action, 27 July 1916; 1200 Pte Horace Joseph ARMISTEAD, 2nd Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 15 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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