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John Fraser Reynell McRAE

Regimental number6351
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
OccupationBank clerk
AddressMcPherson Street, Nhill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, John McRae, Newtown, Beechworth, Victoria
Enlistment date17 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

'Work at Broodseinde Ridge on 4 and 9 October 1917.'
Recommendation date: "14 October 1917

Mention in Corps Routine Orders

Recommendation date: 31 October 1917"

FateReturned to Australia 5 September 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76
Date: 23 May 1918

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