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Regimental number1125
Place of birthApplecross, Ross-shire
SchoolCallakille School
Age on arrival in Australia24
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Gillies, Applecross, Rosshire, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death38
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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