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Regimental number2257
Place of birthEdinburgh Scotland
OccupationHouse and ship's plumber
Address121 St John's Road, Forest Lodge, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinSister, Mrs E Aitken, 82 Banaly Road, Edinburgh, Scotland
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 18 October 1917

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