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Eric Douglas McRAE

Regimental number3872
Place of birthWoodend Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationManager
AddressBoisdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, C McRae, Crook Street, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialAeroplane Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 7), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
44
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Christopher and Mary McRAE, Maffra, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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