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William McLEAN

Regimental number349
Place of birthQueensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSchool teacher
Address116 Archer Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, William McLean, 116 Archer Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Enlistment date5 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name31st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Recommendation date: 3 August 1916

FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917

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