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Regimental number1199
Place of birthLinton, Victoria
SchoolStratford State School, Victoria
OccupationHorse breaker
Addressc/o Mrs E Tweedie, Highton, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Tweedie, Highton, Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Boar War in South Africa from 1900 - 1903.
Enlistment date18 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name4th Infantry Brigade Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateDied of disease 25 July 1915
Place of death or woundingAlexandria, Egypt
Age at death42
Age at death from cemetery records42
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row K, Grave No. 94), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth TWEEDIE

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