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Marcus Bowerman MUIR

Regimental number56
Place of birthDumfries, Scotland
SchoolRoyal High School, Edinburgh, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia10
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMt Debatable, Gayndah, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 7"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Muir, Mt Debatable, Gayndah, Queensland
Enlistment date26 January 1914
Place of enlistmentHinton, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 2 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll56A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Squadron
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular'A noble life sacrificed for a good cause.' (father)
FateDied of wounds 30 September 1918
Age at death22
Place of burialHaifa War Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 81), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
180
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Clara MUIR, Mundubbera, Queensland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAddress incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Gayandah.
SourcesNAA: B2455, MUIR Marcus Bowerman

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