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William James MACLAREN

Regimental number872
Place of birthFryerstown Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationState school teacher
AddressPannoo Milloo, via Rochester, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Maclaren, 42 Charles Street, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name7th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
50
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Ann MACLAREN; husband of Mary MACLAREN, Monument Hill, Castlemaine, Victoria. Native of Fryerstown, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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