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Robert Elijah McPHERSON

Regimental number1875
Place of birthRutherglen Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
Address'Riverview', Rutherglen, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation45
Next of kinWife, Mrs Catherine McPherson, Rutherglen, Victoria
Enlistment date13 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 April 1934
Age at death72
Place of burialCorowa Old Cemetery, New South Wales

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