Regimental number1880
Date of birth1896
Place of birthTarranyurk, Victoria
AddressGoyura, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Allan McMaster, Goyura, Victoria
Enlistment date28 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
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Photo: Peter Dennis
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1886 Pte Ewen McMASTER, 38th Bn, returned to Australia, 30 April 1919; 7141 Pte Alexander McMASTER, 38th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1919; 1885 Pte Alan McMASTER, 38th Bn, killed in action, 13 July 1917; 1881 Pte Duncan McMASTER, 39th Bn, returned to Australia, 30 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1962
Place of burialSwan Hill, Victoria