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Archibald McCURDIE

Place of birthSpringfurn, Glasgow, Scotland
SchoolWhitehall Public School, Glasgow
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationRailway employee
Address49 Fitzgerald Street, South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence Isabella McCurdie, 49 Fitzgerald Street, South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceLance Corporal in Lanarkohire Rifles, Glasgow.
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name6th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Engineers
FateDied of wounds 10 December 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death30
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery (Plot B, Row 3, Grave no. 33), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
24
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Annie MCCURDIE; husband of Florence MCCURDIE, 49 Fitzgerald Street, South Yarra, Victoria. Native of Glasgow, Scotland

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