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Regimental number1191
Place of birthCarfin, Parish of Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland
SchoolHutcheson's Grammar School, Glasgow, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia28
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinBrother, W Waddell, c/o McGubbin And Atwell, 115 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Scotland
Enlistment date23 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2098
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death38
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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