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John Joseph McPHERSON

Regimental number3846
Place of birthDarlbeth Scotland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address32 Ivory Street, Valley, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary McPherson, 32 Ivory Street, Valley, Queensland
Enlistment date21 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 31 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateDied of disease whilst a Prisoner of War 23 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialNiederzwehren Cemetery (Plot III, Row H, Grave No. 9), Cassel, Germany
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
119
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Native of West Thorn, Glasgow, Scotland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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