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Regimental number2928
Place of birthNewtown, New South Wales
SchoolCamdenville, Newtown Public School, New South Wales
OccupationRailway employee
AddressMullumbimby, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinSister, Mrs. Gladys Richard, Mullumbimby, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on 19 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 11 April 1918
Place of death or woundingRiver Jordan
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialJerusalem War Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 9), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Sarah ARCHIBALD. Native of Newtown, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3001 Pte Archibald Harcourt ARCHIBALD, 1st Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919; 6165 Driver Cliff ARCHIBALD, 4th Field Company Engineers, effective abroad (still overseas).

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