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Regimental number1877
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
AddressGerard Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Susan McKenzie, 158 Wittenoom Street, East Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date28 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 9 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date22 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Total war service: 2 years 336 days overseas

Embarked from Fremantle, 9 August 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 25 September 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 21 November 1916.

Detached to 9th Brigade dump, 22 September 1918.

Marched out to Base Depot for return to Australia, 12 March 1919; commenced return to Australia on board 'Somali', 1 June 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 8 July 1919; discharged, 22 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death15 September 1925
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery

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