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Alexander MURDOCK

Regimental number552
Place of birthBacchus Marsh, Victoria
SchoolBacchus Marsh State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationButcher
AddressBacchus Marsh, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Sheppard, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name7th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 April 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)MURDOCH
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death28.3
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 103), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
51
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Spelt MURDOCH. Parents: James and Isabella MURDOCH, Main Street, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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