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Regimental number1601
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
Address273 New Street, Brighton, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39.1
Height5' 4.25"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinWife, Nell Lochhead, 273 New Street, Brighton, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Scottish Horse, South Africa (Boer War).
Enlistment date1 October 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1915
Discharge date3 September 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Plymouth on board HT ', Melbourne,20 November 1915; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, right wrist), 3 September 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as LOCKHEAD.
SourcesNAA: B2455, LOCHHEAD John

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