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Regimental number18
Place of birthClifton Street, Prospect, South Australia
SchoolSaint Peter's Collegiate School, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressAbbotshall, Lower Mitcham, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Robert Wemyss, Abbotshall, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed with School Cadets and Citizen Forces.
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Place of burialMeteren Military Cemetery (Plot V, Row D, Grave 661), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Ruth Julia WEMYSS.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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