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Walter Edgar ELDRED

Regimental number2630
Place of birthAdamstown, New South Wales
SchoolBurwood and Croydon Park Schools, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSlaughterman
AddressKillinghall Kingsbury Street, Enfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Eldred, Killinghall Kingsbury Street, Enfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the school Cadets and the Military Force, NSW
Enlistment date22 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Place of death or woundingCorbie, France
Age at death22
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Militry Cemetery (Plot XIX, Row E, Grave No. 2), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
36
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Margaret ELDRED, Kingsbury Street, Enfield, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: Pte C Eldred No. 123 won the Military Medal for Bravery in the Field.

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