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John Norman McKECHNIE

Regimental number1370
Place of birthWedderburn Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressPort Fairy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, John McKechnie, Lagoon Lodge, Port Fairy, Victoria
Enlistment date18 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Date of death7 January 1956
Place of burialCamperdown Cemetery

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