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John McLean RAE

Regimental number6085
Place of birthMackay, Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressMackay, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, T B Rae, Byron Street, Mackay, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of disease 17 February 1917
Place of death or woundingDernancourt, France
Age at death21.7
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
57
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; Thomas and Margaret RAE, Byron Street, Mackay, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 6084 Pte Robert Browning RAE, 9th Bn, returned to Australia, 30 January 1918; 2648 Pte Allan Thomas RAE, Australian Light Railway Company, returned to Australia, 1 July 1919.

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