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Regimental number1870
Place of birthHoganfield, Scotland
SchoolSt Joseph, Cardowan.
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
Addressc/o W Johnson, 106 Underwood Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMrs E Lynn, 656 Eastern Road, Park Head, Glasgow, Scotland
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 10 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*date of fate 7th to 14th
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death14 August 1915
Age at death34
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Special Memorial C. 51), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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