Regimental number3099
Date of birth3 January 1870
Place of birthManchester, England
Address38 Shepherd Street, Darlington, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation45.6
Height5' 6.25"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Macpherson, 38 Shepherd Street, Darlington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Territorial Force, England.
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll85808
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date22 May 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Lyttleton', 19 October 1917; discharged (senility and rheumatism), Sydney, 22 May 1918.

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

Re-enlisted, 17 May 1919, in Special Service; embarked, Sydney, 29 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 24 October 1919.
Date of death18 June 1926
Age at death62
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, MACPHERSON Roger