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Walter Francis DILLON

Regimental number7230
Place of birthAlonnah, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationEngine driver
AddressCarlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height6' 0"
Weight151 lbs
Next of kinFather, E Dillon, Alennah, Bruny, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 July 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Discharge date24 January 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Main', 23 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 11 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 24 January 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAge at enlistment incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 29.
SourcesNAA: B2455, DILLON Walter Francis

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