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Herbert McFARLANE

Date of birth17 July 1882
Place of birthStrathalbyn, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBuyer
Address50 Salisbury Street, North Unley, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Elizabeth McFarlane, 50 Salisbury Street, North Unley, South Australia
Enlistment date15 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
Promotions

Lieutenant


Unit: Staff 4th Light Horse Brigade
Promotion date: 24 March 1916

Temporary CAPT


Promotion date: 29 October 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Unspecified


Refers September 1918.
Recommendation date: Unspecified

Military Cross


Recommendation date: Unspecified

FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Sarah Elizabeth MCFARLANE
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

Cause of death: arterio-sclerosis, auricular fibrillation
Date of death3 December 1936
Age at death55
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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