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Regimental number757
Place of birthMuirkirk, Ayrshire, Scotland
SchoolFurnace Road, Muirkirk, and Berryhill, Wishaw, Scotland
Other trainingClerk
Age on arrival in Australia25
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kin.., A McLachlan, Wishaw, Scotland
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Highland Light Infantry Territorials and 1 year in the Queen's Own Yeomanry.
Enlistment date1 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name16th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll804
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 April 1915
Place of burialBaby 700 Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 33), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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