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Archibald ANDERSON

Regimental number2453
Place of birthCreswick, Victoria
SchoolCreswick State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationChemist's assistant
AddressCreswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 6.75"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Anderson, Creswick, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2112
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 August 1916
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No 35), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
107
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Jemima ANDERSON, 28 Ardrin Road, East Malvern, Victoria
Other details

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

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