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Regimental number587
Date of birth5 September 1889
Place of birthAberdeen, Scotland
Addressc/o Mrs McDonald, Clyde Hotel, Taree, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Christian Aitken, Netherley, Stonehaven, Kincardine, Scotland
Enlistment date18 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 February 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 May 1965
Age at death75
Place of burialPine Grove Cemetery, Eastern Creek, New South Wales

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