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Regimental number2646
Place of birthRutherglen Scotland
SchoolStonelaw Public School, Rutherglen, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia20
Address6 Holt Street, Stanmore, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Duncan, 13 Melrose Avenue, Rutherglen, Glasgow, Scotland
Enlistment date28 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Place of death or woundingLouverval, France
Age at death25
Place of burialVaulx Hill Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No.19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town. Stanmore, New South Wales

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