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Peter Boyd IRVINE

Regimental number24365
Place of birthOrbost, Victoria
SchoolOrbost State School & Sale High School
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressEast Orbost, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, P Irvine, Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date8 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 3, Section 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/91/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 27 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
FateKilled in Action 2 August 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death23.2
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 23), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
21
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Margaret IRVINE, Orbost, Victoria

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