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Hugh Alexander McKECHNIE

Regimental number6387
Place of birthBalranald, New South Wales
AddressLornwood, Balmoral, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, Hugh McKechnie, Carmichael Street, Hamilton, Victoria
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Battery 10
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7620 Driver John Sinclair McKECHNIE, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, died of wounds, 24 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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