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Regimental number6554
Place of birthAlbert Park, Victoria
SchoolAlbert Park State School, Victoria
OccupationGas meter maker
Address42 Richardson Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M McIlwraith, 42 Richardson Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen's Forces.
Enlistment date17 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialHesbecourt Communal Cemetery (Grave No. I), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ivie and Margaret MCILWRAITH. Native of Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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