Walter Clifford BOERTH

Badge Number: SA10161, Sub Branch: Lobethal

BOERTH, Walter Clifford

Service Number: 4382
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Gumeracha Anzac Honor Roll, Gumeracha Town Hall WW1 Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

25 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, 4382, 27th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '15' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Shropshire embarkation_ship_number: A9 public_note: ''
25 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, 4382, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Adelaide
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Private, 4382

Walter Clifford Boerth

Name: Walter Clifford Boerth
Service Number: 4382
Place of Birth: Lobethal
Date of Birth: February 21, 1897
Place of Enlistment: Adelaide
Date of Enlistment: February 1, 1916
Age at Enlistment: 18 years 11 months
Next of Kin: Father, William Boerth
Occupation: Miner
Religion: Methodist
Rank: Private
Walter joined the 2nd Machine Gun Battalion and left Adelaide on HMAT Shropshire. He embarked on H.T. Tunisian at Alexandria for France on the 29th May. On the 19th April 1917 Walter was hospitalised with scabies at the 5th Australian Field Ambulance and rejoined his unit, now the 27th Battalion, on the 2nd May. Walter returned home on the Nestor, reaching Australia on June 29th 1919 and was discharged on August the 14th. He received the British War Medal on the 25th April 1921.

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