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David McPHERSON

Regimental number2853
Place of birthGlasgow Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBaker
AddressMoonta, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinSister, Mrs Elizabeth Fotheringham, Wellington Street, Allerton, South Australia
Enlistment date26 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XVI, Row B, Grave No. II), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
137
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margaret MCPHERSON. Native of Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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