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Regimental number1682
Place of birthAirdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Place of birthAirdie, Scotland
SchoolAirdrie Academy
Age on arrival in Australia19
AddressBig Store, Prahran, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinSister, c/o Big Store, Prahran, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateDied of disease; secondary fate: DOW 8 May 1915
Place of death or woundingDardanelles, Turkey
Date of death8 May 1915
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 228), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs Grace GARTSHORE, 16 Strathleven Place, Dumbarton, Scotland

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