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Roderick Donald McRAE

Regimental number257
Place of birthWollomombi New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressFerndale, Wollomombi, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, J D McRae, Ferndale, Wollomombi, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 December 1916
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave no. 9), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
122
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Duncan and Blanche Elizabeth MCRAE, Ferndale, Wollomombi, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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