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Victor Leonard MACHEN

Regimental number1551
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressKing's Meadows, near Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Robert Machen, King's Meadows near Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date5 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Date of death31 October 1963
Place of burialCarlton Cemetery

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