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Archibald HADDOW

Regimental number17839
Place of birthKensington, Victoria
SchoolPrinces Hill State School
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationSurveyor and engineer, draughtsman and computer
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Nathaniel Haddow, 146 Queensberry Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed two years with old Seaman Cadet, before serving in the Compulsory Training scheme.
Enlistment date29 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameMarch 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Company Engineers
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularPassed successfully through the Engineers Officers Training School in Sydney before embarking.
FateDied of disease 21 February 1919
Place of death or woundingDied 1st A.G.H. Sutton, England
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialSutton Veny (St. John) Churchyard (Plot 74, Row K, Grave No. 3), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Nathaniel and Annie HADDOW
Family/military connectionsPte Chas. McColl, wounded. Pte Alf McColl, woulded. Capt. H McColl, uncle. Capt Jim Haddow, cousin

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