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John Alexander MUIR

Regimental number4873
Date of birth1892
Place of birthWilliamstown, Victoria
SchoolWilliamstown State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Address66 Parker Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mr S Muir, 66 Parker Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Enlistment date3 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollArtillery Training Depot
FateDied of wounds 25 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death25.7
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row D, Grave No. 2A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
20
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; Charles and Sarah MUIR, 66 Parker Street, Williamstown, VIctoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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