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Regimental number2814
Place of birthReston Scotland
OccupationEngine cleaner
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, H Fortune, Reston, Berwickshire,Scotland
Enlistment date15 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 1 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal

Work from 22 September 1917 to 24 February 1918.
Recommendation date: 8 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

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