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Austin Hill McFARLAND

Regimental number5162
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address152 Albion Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs. E. McFarland, 152 Albion Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 September 1915
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 RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal (Altered from Meritorious Service Medal)


'Work since 12 August 1916.'
Recommendation date: 22 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 31 May 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

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