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David Gordon McGEACHIE

Regimental number3412
Place of birthCharlestown, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStorekeeper
AddressNewcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, James McGeachie, Killingworth via Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


London Gazette No. 30312 of 28 September 1917.
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)4th Division Signal Company
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary MCGEACHIE. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 9
Date: 24 January 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 January 1940
Age at death44
Place of burialBotany Crematorium, New South Wales

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