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John Carlisle McKELLAR

Regimental number6569
Place of birthBallangeich Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressBallangeich, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, John McKellar, Ballangeich, Victoria
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialBedford House Cemetery Enclosure No. 2 (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 20), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Warrnambool College Honour Roll ('They died for us. For Empire & Right.'). Parents: John and Jean MCKELLAR, Ballangeich, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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