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Robert John McCLELLAND

Regimental number82
Place of birthCambewarra near Nowra, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School
OccupationMechanical engineer
AddressKembla Street, Wollongong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMiss I McClelland, Kembla Street, Wollongong, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name3rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 April 1915
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Date of death26 April 1915
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialCourtney's and Steel's Post Cemetery (Special Memorial No. 31), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Isabella MCCLELLAND. Native of Kempsey, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother Sydney Clarence Mcclelland killed in action a Fleirs.

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