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Joseph MASSON

Regimental number762
Place of birthDunnsttar, Stonehaven, Scotland
SchoolBarras School, Stonehaven, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Masson, Brewland, Kinneff, Scotland
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death23.8
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialGibralter (North Front) Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 2990), Europe
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
76
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Eliza MASSON, Brewlane, Kinneff, Scotland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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