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Lyal AITKEN

Regimental number1009
Place of birthBroadford, Victoria
Other NamesMarcus Lyal
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMetal ceiling fixer
Address113 Church Street, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMrs H E Aitken, 113 Church Street, Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 20 November 1918
Other details

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

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