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Archibald Lumsden MAITLAND

Regimental number954
Date of birth14 March 1887
Place of birthJamestown, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressBallina, Barmedman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs. E. Maitland, Ballina, Barmedman, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Newcastle, New South Wales, on board HMAT A58 Kabinga on 21 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Horse Regiment
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: Camel Corps
Promotion date: 30 August 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: 15th Light Horse Regiment
Promotion date: 30 November 1917

FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3499 Pte Alfred Tennyson MAITLAND, Australian Army Service Corps Motor Transport, Egypt, effective abroad (still overseas); [6862] Lt Reginald Raymond MAITLAND MM, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 July 1919.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: enlisted, Paddington, New South Wales, 21 July 1941; discharged, 27 October 1947, as N273996, Sergeant, 2nd Base Ammunition Depot.
Date of death25 November 1956
Age at death69
Place of burialMoree Cemetery, New South Wales

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