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Walter Kenilworth DUNSTAN

Regimental number6449
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWell borer
AddressAramac, Central Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height6' 0"
Weight156 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Richard John Raper, Emerald, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 June 1916
Place of enlistmentEmerald, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date8 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'City of Exeter', 15 January 1919; arrived Melbourne, 2 March 1919, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, left hand), Brisbane, 8 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 March 1959
Age at death74
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, DUNSTAN Walter Kenilworth

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