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Harold Alfred McROSTIE

Regimental number2746
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressHenry Street, Payneham, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.7
Height5' 6.25"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Martha McRostie, Kenilworth Road, Parkside, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 July 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2476B
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1917
Discharge date29 August 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Barambah', 8 April 1917; discharged (medically unfit: neuritis, cardiac), Adelaide, 29 August 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 December 1919
SourcesNAA: B2455, McROSTIE Harold Alfred

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