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Alexander Ronald Smart McDUFF

Regimental number901
Place of birthBarry Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationWheelwright and coach builder
Addressc/o h Simper, Railway parade, Leederville, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, W McDuff, Rosebank, Arbilot, Arbroath, Scotland
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name(1st) Divisional Train, 4th Company, Army Service Corps
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A2 Geelong on 19 October 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 22 October 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1916
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialNo details.. death occurred at West Midland, killed by train. A.W.L. at time of death
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
181
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Husband of Mrs Maggie MCDUFF, Scotland. Comments from War Graves infor . Had served overseas for 2 years.. was R.T.A. and discharged..reinstated

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