Roll of Honour Private Walter Edward Torrens

Service number 1458
Rank Private
Unit 33rd Australian Infantry Battalion
Service Australian Army
Collection ID RCDIG1068841
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 25 June 1917 , aged 33
Place of Death Belgium
Cause of Fate Killed in action
Place of Association Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Ration Farm Annexe, La Plus Douve, Wallonie, Belgium
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Roll of Honour circular

For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.

Roll of Honour name projection

Private Walter Edward Torrens's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Tue 1 August, 2017 7:10 pm
  • Mon 18 September, 2017 10:32 pm
  • Wed 15 November, 2017 4:31 am
  • Sat 20 January, 2018 1:56 am
  • Tue 20 March, 2018 3:27 am
  • Mon 7 May, 2018 10:53 pm

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.

Location on the Roll of Honour

Private Walter Edward Torrens name is located at 123 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).