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William Alfred McLAREN

Regimental number1035
Place of birthWinton, New Zealand
Other NamesWilliam Alfred
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStockman
AddressNarromine, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinBrother, Robert McLaren, Narromine, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year 4 months in the 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry; 3 months in the 7th Australian Light Horse.
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Place of enlistmentTownsville, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 2 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 24 April 1916
Other details

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

Miscellaneous detailsName incorrectly recorded on Embarkation Roll as William Arthur McLAREN.
Date of death4 January 1932
Place of burialToowong Cemetery

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