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David George McClure TEMPLE

Regimental number2541
Place of birthCavan Upper, Ireland
SchoolCooladawson National School, Ireland
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm hand
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Temple, Cavan, Upper Kellygordon, Donegal, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 20 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularMigrated alone to Australia
FateDied of wounds 26 August 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row Y, Grave No. I), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
154
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Brother of William TEMPLE, Killynure, Convoy, Co. Donegal
Family/military connectionsCousins: 3
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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