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Regimental number86
Place of birthHamilton Scotland
OccupationEngineers apprentice
AddressGlasgow, Scotland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Robert Balderston, Glasgow, Scotland
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Postal Corps
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919
Date of death17 June 1974
Age at death78
Place of burialPaynesville Cemetery, Victoria

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