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William MALCOLM

Regimental number3102
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMoulder
Address17 Barr Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 3.5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs H Malcolm, 17 Barr Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Scottish Rifles (6 years, time expired); South Africa (11 months).
Enlistment date18 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Place of burialAnzac Cemetery (Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 6), Sailly-Sur-La-Lys), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
159
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Joined 2nd Bn, Tel el Kebir, 5 February 1916.

Transferred to 54th Bn, 14 February 1916; joined 54th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 16 February 1916.

Found guilty, 27 April 1916, of being late on Afternoon Parade: awarded 6 days' confined to camp.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Killed in action, 19/20 July 1916.

Buried at Sailly-sur-la-Lys Cemetery by Reverend W. M. Holliday, 21 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MALCOLM William

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