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Murdock Neil Leslie ROBERTSON

Regimental number2559
Place of birthBorder Town, South Australia
SchoolState Kookynie, Western Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrocer
AddressGwalia, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Robertson, Gwalia, Western Australia
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Sergeant
Unit name28th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 October 1916
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death23.6
Place of burialDickebusch New Military Cemetery (Row L, Grave No. 19), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
153
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of W and E Robertson, of Gwalia, Western Australia. Native of Border Town, South Australia

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