AINSWORTH, Walter Boyd

Service Number: 3058
Enlisted: 16 September 1916, Lismore, New South Wales
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 14th Field Company Engineers
Born: Ballina, New South Wales, Australia, 13 October 1887
Home Town: Ballina, Ballina, New South Wales
Schooling: Unknown
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Illness, Canterbury, Sydney, NSW, 24 June 1940, aged 52 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Ballina Municipal Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

16 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3058, Lismore, New South Wales
17 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3058, 4th Pioneer Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
17 Nov 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3058, 4th Pioneer Battalion, HMAT Kyarra, Brisbane
19 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 3058, 14th Field Company Engineers

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Walter Boyd AINSWORTH was born in Ballina, NSW on 13th October, 1887

His parents were James AINSWORTH & Christina WILLIAMS

He married Beatrice STARR in Ballina Methodist Church in 1920

He enlisted in Lismore on 16th September, 1916 and embarked from Brisbane with the 4th Pioneer Battalion, 7th reinforcements on the HMAT Kyarra on 17th November, 1916

He returned to Australia on 10th June 1919 and was discharged on 19th September, 1919

Walter died in Canterbury in Sydney on 24th June 1940