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Regimental number1462
Place of birthGlen Orchy Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLeather dressing
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinThomas Backhouse, Glenorchy
Enlistment date25 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Australian Clearing Hospital
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/102/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAS A55 Kyarra on 5 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Casualty Clearing Station
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Discharge date31 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

Disembarked in Australia, 31 May 1919.
Date of death7 July 1976
Age at death81

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