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John McMURTIE

Regimental number614
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressCosterfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinFather, W McMurtie, Dailly, Ayreshire, Scotland
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name38th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 July 1917
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 26), Neuvre-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Rosina MCMURTRIE (AS SPELT), Dailly, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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