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Regimental number3258
Place of birthAberdeenshire, Scotland
SchoolSt John's Episcopal School, New Pitsligo, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia35
AddressCastlemaine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinSister, Miss Ellen Birnie, 3 Low Street, New Pitsligo, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3258B
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlised 13 May 1916 and posted to 57th Bn, 13th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 67th Bn (^th Division), 28 April 1917; 37th Bn, 1 September 1917. Mortally wounded, 4 October 1917.
FateDied of wounds 11 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBroodseinde, Passchendaele, Belgium
Date of death11 October 1917
Age at death42
Place of burialNine Elms British Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 2), Poperinghe, Belgium
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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