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Regimental number7046
Place of birthFraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Address254 Park Road, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs. M. Strachan, 29 Pitt Sligo Street, Rosehearty, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Enlistment date7 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps School
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Enlisted, Australian Army Medical Corps, AIF, 15 March 1915; did not embark; discharged, 15 May 1916 (medically unfit: ruptured appendix); re-enlisted, 7 August 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death26 April 1971
Age at death77

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