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Regimental number709
Place of birthEdinburgh, Scotland
SchoolGeorge Heriot's School, Edinburgh, Scotland
Other trainingTea Tester
Age on arrival in Australia20
Addressc/o Mrs Evans, "Hinely", Guildford, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Janet Miller, c/o Mrs Holmes, 12 Comiston Gardens, Edinburgh, Scotland
Previous military serviceServed as a Trooper in the Lothians and Border Horse, Territorial Force.
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 August 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme sector, France
Age at death27
Place of burialEdinburgh Eastern Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 807), Scotland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
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