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Regimental number397
Place of birthScotland
Age on arrival in Australia24
AddressMacedon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMrs M Turnbull, Inverleithen, Peebleshire, Scotland
Previous military serviceServed with 8th Royal Scots and Border Rifles.
Enlistment date11 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death27
Place of burialCourtney's and Steel's Post Cemetery (Special Memorial 56), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Cemetery details show Killed in action 12th May, 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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