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Regimental number6320
Place of birthAyrohire, Scotland
SchoolInnisfail State School
Age on arrival in Australia3
OccupationFitter and turner
AddressMourilyan, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinSister, Mrs J Wills, East Innisfail, Queensland
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 July 1917
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row F, Grave No. 1), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margaret Nelson MCCREADIE. Native of Ayrshire, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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