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Regimental number1513
Place of birthLaighmains, Ochiltree, Ayrshire, Scotland
SchoolSinclairston, Ochiltree, Ayrshire, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia19
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Redkilm, Mouchline, Ayrshire, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1579
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 May 1915
Place of death or woundingDardanelles, Turkey
Date of death19 May 1915
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 2), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Jane CLEMENT, Ailsa View, Hollybush, Ayrshire, Scotland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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