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Regimental number1701
Place of birthPort Glasgow, Scotland
SchoolPort Glasgow School, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia18
OccupationFarm labourer
Addressc/o Clapp's Bridge, Greene, Thorpe
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinR. Allison, 8 Montgomery Street, Glasgow, Scotland
Enlistment date6 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 March 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 September 1915
Date of death9 August 1915
Age at death24
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 51), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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