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Ean GALBRAITH

Regimental number1392
Place of birthStranraer, Scotland
True NameGALBRAITH, John Biggam
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm work
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 4"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinA Galbraith, West Glen, Stockdale, Stranair, Wytonshire, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Place of enlistmentAlbert Park, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A27 Southern on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 28 January 1918
Discharge date25 April 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripdes', 28 January 1918; discharged (medically unfit: nerve deafness), Melbourne, 25 April 1918.

Statutory Declaration, 19 May 1919, stated true name to be John Biggam GALBRAITH.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GALBRAITH Ean

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