Walter James HEGARTY


HEGARTY, Walter James

Service Number: 1752
Enlisted: 17 December 1914, Enlisted at Wonthaggi, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 14th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 1890
Home Town: Abbotsford, Boroondara, Victoria
Schooling: Outtrim State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Miner
Died: Killed in action, Suvla Bay, Gallipoli, 8 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 41
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

17 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1752, Enlisted at Wonthaggi, Victoria
20 Mar 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1752, 14th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Mar 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1752, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Michael Joseph Hegarty  and Caroline Hegarty of 25 Nelson Street, Abbotsford, Vic. later (1920) of 66 Church Street, Abbotsford, Vic.. Brother of Daisy Hegarty, Eileen M. Hegarty, Dorothy Hegarty and Caroline Hegarty

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