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Walter Henry DUFFIELD

Regimental number1637
Date of birth7 April 1889
Place of birthHammond, South Australia
AddressHammond, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26.11
Height5' 7.5"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Emma Brewster, same address
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 March 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918
Discharge date28 June 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kenilworth Castle', 12 March 1918; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, abdomen), Adelaide, 28 June 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 June 1950
Age at death61
SourcesNAA: B2455, DUFFIELD Walter Henry

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