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Place of birthAberdeen Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCommercial traveller
AddressOakey, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Annie Cooper Williamson, Oakey, Queensland
Enlistment date12 February 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name15th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Other details

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

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