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Regimental number2075
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
SchoolWarrnambool Catholic School, Victoria
Age on arrival in Australia3
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressHanna Street, Warrnambool, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinLilian Nivcn, Hanna Street, Warrnambool, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 December 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot XI, Row A, Grave No. 20), Surrey, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Margaret NIVEN, Kelp Street, Warrnambool, Victoria

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