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Regimental number3400
Place of birthRosebery, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address253 Beaconsfield Parade, Middle Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 7"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinFather, James Meldrum, 283 Beaconsfield Parade, Middle Park, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date13 March 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Field Ambulance, Section C
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 4 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollDental Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919
Discharge date24 April 1919
Other details

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

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