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Mathew William BORRADALE

Regimental number112
Date of birth15 December 1885
Place of birthCreswick, Victoria
SchoolCreswick State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressDrummond Street, Creswick, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMrs Emily Borradale, Drummond Street, Creswick, Victoria
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 18 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death31.5
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XVIII, Row O, Grave No. 18A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
52
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William James and Caroline Martha BORRADALE. Native of Creswick, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 648 Sergeant Richard Charles BORRADALE, 8th Bn, returned to Australia.

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