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James McLACHLAN

Regimental number2367
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Address151 Cromwell Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinSister, Miss A M McLachlan, 151 Cromwell Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Enlistment date16 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Trench Mortar Battery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).
Recommendation date: 7 February 1919

FateReturned to Australia 12 August 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 March 1976

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