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Regimental number2357
Place of birthGorgie, Edinburgh, Scotland
SchoolGorgie, Edinburgh, Scotland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinSister, Mrs Mary Robertson, Rosehall Terrace, Falkirk, Scotland
Enlistment date10 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Persia on 10 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Work near Morcourt on 8 August 1918.
Recommendation date: 13 August 1918

FateDied of wounds 23 August 1918
Place of death or woundingMorcourt, east of Corbie, France
Age at death from cemetery records42
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetry Extension (Block Q, Plot IV, Row I, Grave No. 19), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Elizabeth CURRIE. Native of Gorgie, Edinburgh, Scotland

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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