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Regimental number3954
Place of birthAoch, Rossshire, Scotland
SchoolPublic School, Avoch, Rossshire, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia16
Address14 Bay View Road, Yarraville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, D Sutherland 14 Bay View Road, Yarraville, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date5 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 October 1917
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXXVI, Row E, Grave No. 9), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Annie SUTHERLAND, 21 Gellibrand Street, Williamstown, Victoria. Native of Avoch, Ross-shire, Scotland

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