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Duncan BAXTER

Regimental number1200
Place of birthGlasgow Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMerchant
AddressTownsville, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Annie Baxter, Easdale, Paxton Street, Townsville, Queensland
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentCQMS
Unit name42nd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCQMS
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 March 1917
Date of death31 March 1917
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row A, Grave No. 180), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Neil and Ann Brown BAXTER, husband of Annie BAXTER, "Easdale", Paxton Street, Townsville, Queensland. Native of Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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