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Regimental number1049
Place of birthLinlithgow Scotland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, John Aitken, Easter Drylew, Davidson Maine, Edinburgh, Scotland
Enlistment date10 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
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 RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 220 December 1917

Date of death11 May 1967

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