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Roderick McLean Campbell AITCHISON

Date of birth7 November 1889
OccupationSalesman
Address'Blairmore' 97 Brunswick Road, West Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Aitchison, 'Blairmore' 97 Brunswick Road, West Brunswick, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name29th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
Promotions

Major


Unit: 57th Battalion
Promotion date: 12 February 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Other details

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

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