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Walter Leonard EAST

Regimental number474
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolForest Range School
ReligionChurch of England
AddressForest Range, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Charlotte East, Forest Range, South Australia
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death20.3
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 17), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Charlotte EAST, Forest Range, Lenswood, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4760 Pte Albert Harold EAST, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 September 1919; 4761 Pte William Henry EAST, 50th Bn, killed in action, 4 September 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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