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Regimental number2356
Place of birthKirkcudbright Scotland
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressManilla, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, Alexander McWilliam, Canabony-Kirkbean via Dumfries, Kirkeud-bright, Scotland
Enlistment date11 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialToronto Avenue Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 3), Warneton, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Elizabeth MCWILLIAM, "Canabony", Kirkbeau, Dumfries, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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