Regimental number1885
Date of birth1898
Place of birthJeparit, Victoria
AddressHorsham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Allan McMaster, Goyura, Victoria
Enlistment date4 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 July 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 18), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Allan and Susan MCMASTER, Goyura, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Private Ewen McMaster, Regimental No. 1886, 38th Battalion, returned to Australia 30 April 1919; Private Alexander McMaster, Regimental No. 7141, 38th Battalion, returned to Australia 12 May 1919; Private Duncan McMaster, Regimental No. 1881, 39th Battal;ion, returned to Australia 30 April 1919; Private Dugald McMaster, Regimental No. 1880, 39th Battalion, returned to Australia 30 January 1918
Other detailsWar Service: France, Belgium, Western Front
Date of death1917
Place of burialYpres, Belgium