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Regimental number1761
Place of birthBaraba New South Wales
SchoolKingstowns, near Uralla, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressAllingham Street, Armadale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eliz Currie, Allingham Street, Armadale, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name22nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll221st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 October 1915
Place of death or woundingSteeles Post, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death20.8
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 14), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Elizabeth CURRIE, Petunia Street, Bankstown South, New South Wales. Native of Barraba, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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