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Albert Edward SCURRAH

Regimental number6513
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolSt David's Boys School, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMachinist
Address15 Campbell Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Clara Scurrah, 15 Campbell Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Australian Army Medical Corps.
Enlistment date22 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Australian Clearing Hospital, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/102/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 29 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 21 March 1918
Place of death or woundingWytschaete, Belgium (Battle of Messines)
Age at death24.10
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialDranoutre Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 13), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Clara SCURRAH, 5 Lillie Street, Glebe, Hobart. Commemorated in Cornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania. Parents: Edward (d. 29 August 1919, aged 67, bu. Cornelian Bay) and Clara (d. 5 April 1938, aged 80, bu. Cornelian Bay) SCURRAH~

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