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Place of birthFife Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSurvyor and engineer
AddressToorak, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinSister, Ethel L Macrae, Kilonorie, Toorak Road, Toorak, Victoria
Enlistment date1 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMining Corps Headquarters
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot IX, Row A, Grave No. 2), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Farquhar and berths Christian MACRAE

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