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Regimental number61341
Date of birth17 May 1882
Place of birthEdinburgh, Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEstate agent
Address49 Chapel Street, St Kilda East, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 6.5"
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs I F Abercromby, 49 Chapel Street, St Kilda East, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 March 1918
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th General (Victorian) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 31 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Discharge date16 August 1919
Other details

War service: embarked Melbourne, 31 August 1918; disembarked London, 14 November 1918.

Marched out to 12th Training Bn, 14 December 1918.

Granted Non-Military Employment leave from 5 February to 5 July 1919, with subsistence and fees, to attend the Slade School, London, for drawing course.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Swakopund', 15 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 2 August 1919; discharged, Melbourne, 16 August 1919 .

Medal: British War Medal

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