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Austin McCALLUM

Regimental number311
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
Address87 Bridge Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, John McCallum, 87 Bridge Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1-8 May 1915
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialRedoubt Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 15), Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Ellen McCALLUM, 113 Humffray Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 156 Corporal Clement William McCALLUM, 8th Bn, killed in action, 11 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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