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Thomas Hugh MURCHIE

Regimental number5421
Date of birth16 August 1889
Place of birthLiverpool, England
Place of birthPort William, Scotland
Address146 Canterbury Road, Middle Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, R Murchie, 13 Derby Street, Liverpool, England
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date23 July 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Served 904 days (823 days of which were spent abroad)

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Re-enlisted in World War II, 4 October 1940; discharged, 27 October 1943, as V6560 Lance Sergeant, 2 AASC T/BN.
Date of death2 October 1965
Age at death83
Place of burialSpringvale Crematorium, Melbourne, Victoria. Ashes in Remembrance Wall

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