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Archie GILCHRIST

Regimental number782
Place of birthArgyleshire Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBus conductor
AddressOld Inn Machrianith, Campbelltown, Argyle, Scotland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Archie Gilchrist, Old Inn Machrianith, Campbelltown, Argyle, Scotland
Enlistment date15 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919

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