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Regimental number569
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
OccupationBoiler maker
AddressHill Street, Campsie, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Height5' 7"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Bridget McFarlane, Hill Street, Campsie, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in 2nd and 8th Regiments, and in Garrison Army Service Corps.
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Place of enlistmentKensington, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name1 Divisional Train (1 to 4 Coys Army Service Corps) October, 1914
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollNo 3 company, Australian Army Service Corps Divisional Train
FateReturned to Australia 15 August 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)No details of fate entered on Nominal Roll.
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date2 February 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia from suez on board HT 'Themistocles', 15 August 1915; discharged, Sydney, 2 February 1916.

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

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death18 November 1942
SourcesNAA: B2455, McFARLANE John

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