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Walter Athol EGGINS

Regimental number237
Place of birthTumut, New South Wales
SchoolTumut and Inverell Schools, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDraper
Addressstorekeeper, Tingha, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, A Eggins, storekeeper, Tingha, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 March 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death18.11
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 5), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
122
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Eva EGGINS, Tumut, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: Pte W.G. Eggins, and Lance Corporal R.C. Eggins who won the Military Medal.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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