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Regimental number5159
Place of birthElgin Scotland
OccupationFarm hand
AddressSomerlea Park, Trangie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Miss M. McArthur, Bruntland Alves, Elgin, Scotland
Enlistment date5 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block O, Plot VIII, Row P, Grave No. I), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Isabella MCARTHUR, Plewlands, Duffus, Elgin, Scotland. Native of Morayshire, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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