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Regimental number2778
Place of birthWangaratta Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNewmarket, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Alexander Edward McPherson, 272 Barkly Street, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date22 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row B, Grave No. 16), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Ellen MCPHERSON, 100 Paisley Street, Footscray, Victoria. Native of Shepparton, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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