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David Chalmers STURROCK

Regimental number1906
Place of birthRandwick, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolChurch of England Grammar School, North Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSurveyors assistant
AddressGuthrie Avenue, Neutral Bay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs C E Sturrock, Guthrie Avenue, Neutral Bay, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date20 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death22.9
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burial7th Field Ambulance Cemetery (Special Memorial C. 39), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; David and Charlotte Ellen STURROCK, "Westburn", Guthrie Avenue, Neutral Bay, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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