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John Smith MUIRHEAD

Regimental number940
Place of birthNorth Berwick, Haddingtonshire, Scotland
SchoolNorth Berwick High School, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
Address30 Cleveland Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Muirhead, Clifford Road, Berwick, England
Previous military serviceHe was a member of Royal Scots Volunteers for six years.
Enlistment date26 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport Berrima on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularServed through all the Gallipoli Campaign and was at the evacuation.
FateKilled in Action 14 November 1916
Place of death or woundingLe Sars, Somme, France
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row C, Grave No. 36), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
172
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Annie MUIRHEAD, Clifford Road, North Berwick, England

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