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Regimental number2853
Place of birthDunfermline Scotland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Kathleen McConnell, 30 Renwick Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Date of death18 November 1951
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery

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