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Regimental number4949
Place of birthRedruth Victoria
AddressGriffin Street, Hamilton, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs A L McKellar, Griffin Street, Hamilton, Victoria
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateDied of disease 12 December 1916
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VI, Row E, Grave No. 19), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Catherine and the late Thomas James MCKELLAR; husband of Augusta L. MCKELLAR, Moore Street, Hamilton, Victoria

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