Walter Oliver MCFADYEN

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MCFADYEN, Walter Oliver

Service Number: 1269
Enlisted: 23 March 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 20th Infantry Battalion
Born: St James, Victoria, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Echuca, Campaspe, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds - bomb explosion, Gallipoli, 27 October 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row B, Grave 4 Chaplain W. E. Dexter officiated Bomb accidentally exploded while he was in the act of throwing it at the enemy's trenches
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

23 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1269, 20th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
25 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1269, 20th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
25 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1269, 20th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of David Kay McFadyen of Eyre Street, Echuca, Victoria

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