Julius Lou Walters

First Name: 
Julius
Middle Name: 
Lou
Last Name: 
Walters
Mother's Name: 
Bertha Walters nee Wartenburg
Father's Name: 
Carl Walters
Date Enlisted: 
Wednesday, April 19, 1916
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Lance Corporal
Unit: 
3rd Sanitary Section
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
1914/1915 Star
Date of Death: 
Thursday, April 21, 1949
Place of Death: 
Sydney, NSW
Details: 

Julius Walters (Service no 14239) was born in Sydney, NSW in 1878.

In 1900, Julius married Agnes Wallace.  He was employed by Wollongong Council as a Sanitary inspector prior to enlistment in Sydney, NSW.

At the time of enlistment in Sydney, NSW, Julius was married, 38 years of age and employed as a sanitary inspector at Wollongong Council.

Julius embarked on the HMAT A8 - Argyllshire with the Army Medical Corps located with the 7th Field Artillery Brigade on 11 May 1916.  He arrived in England and was then posted to France on 29 December 1916 where he was joined the 10th Field Ambulance on 10 February 1917.

Julius was promoted to Lance Corporal on 14 February 1917 and saw service on the Western Front.  On 4 September 1917, Julius was wounded at Steenwerck, France, 6 miles behind the enemy lines.  He was working with the sanitary section when a shell exploded and he received a gun shot wound to his right leg.  Julius was evacuated to hospital for treatment and then repatriated to Australia in January 1918.

Julius was medically discharged on 31 May 1918.  He died in Sydney in 1949.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, WALTERS JULIUS

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