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Regimental number500
Place of birthAberdeen Scotland
Address216 Vieumont, Dairy Turip, Scotland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinG Seivewright, 216 Vieumont, Dairy Turip, Scotland
Enlistment date5 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'During the attack on the Beaurevoir Line, east of Peronne, on 3 October, 1918, he, in company with another man, went forward after the capture of our objective to deal with a machine gun which was causing a lot of trouble and a sniper near the machine gun post. He worked his way to within 40 yards of the gun, and then, with the other man firing at the enemy post, killed two of the crew, the remainder surrendering to him. He showed marked courage and determinatio.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 20
Date: 19 February 1920

Date of death3 August 1962
Place of burialInverell Cemetery

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