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Archibald Vivian AUCHTERLONIE

Place of birthGympie, Queensland
SchoolOne Mile School, Gympie, Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCivil servant
AddressGympie, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Auchterlonie, Gympie, Queensland
Enlistment date30 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name25th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 October 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialEmbarkation Pier Cemetery (Special Memorial A. 31), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
103
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Archibald and Elizabeth AUCHTERLONIE, 'Fiona', Marne Road, Albion, Queensland. Native of Gympie, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrothers: [1030] Lt Cecil Arthur AUCHTERLONIE MC & Bar, 25th Bn, killed in action, 10 August 1918; 1702 Sergeant Bertrand AUCHTERLONIE, 15th Bn, killed in action, 8 August 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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