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Regimental number213
Place of birthNewport, Victoria
SchoolNorth Williamstown State School, Victoria
Address18 Oakbank Street, Newport, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Hepburn, 18 Oakbank Street, Newport, Victoria
Previous military serviceVictorian Rifles
Enlistment date14 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name14th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of Dysentary in hospital.
FateDied of disease 12 November 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*noted as Alec McKenzie
Place of death or wounding1st London General Hospital, England
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot XI, Row B, Grave No. 20), Surrey, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Margaret HEPBURN, 2 Airlie Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: Lieut E.A. Hepburn, mentioned in despatches.

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