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Regimental number1652
Place of birthScotland
SchoolMarg St School, Motherwell, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia9
AddressBell via Dalby, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Alexander Armstrong, Bell via Dalby, Queensland
Enlistment date2 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 October 1916
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Date of death27 October 1915
Age at death17
Place of burialEmbarkation Pier Cemetery (Special Memorial Row A, No. 4), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial

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