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David Robert McELHINNEY

Regimental number3345
Place of birthDonald Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBirchip, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs M O'Hara, Birchip, Victoria
Enlistment date23 September 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 September 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 2 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 177 Pte William McELHINNEY, 8th Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 7 August 1915.

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