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Regimental number319
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
Address149 Maribyrnong Road, Ascot Vale, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Eva V Laird, 149 Maribyrnong Road, Ascot Vale, Victoria
Enlistment date22 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 10, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 August 1919
Date of death16 August 1954
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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