Walter Samuel FACE

FACE, Walter Samuel

Service Number: 3839
Enlisted: 20 February 1917, Ipswich, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Pioneer Battalion
Born: Stroud, England, 1878
Home Town: Bundamba, Ipswich, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Died: Queensland, Australia, 15 December 1971, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Ebbw Vale War Memorial, Eudlo Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

20 Feb 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3839, 4th Pioneer Battalion, Ipswich, Queensland
13 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3839, 4th Pioneer Battalion
13 Jun 1917: Embarked Private, SN 3839, 4th Pioneer Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Sydney
8 Aug 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 3839, 4th Pioneer Battalion, Wounds to the left thigh and knee. Invalided to England on 11 August 1918
9 Oct 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 3839, 4th Pioneer Battalion, Discharged at the 1st Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Samuel Face and Martha Face nee Franklin of Stroud, England

Husband of Kate Face of Drysdale Estate, Bundamba, QLD

Commenced return to Australia on 18 July 1919 aboard Takada disembarking on the 9 September 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal