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Ronald Valentine Swanwater McPHERSON

Place of birthSt Arnaud Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank manager
Address'Dunoon', The Esplanade, Brighton Beach, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs A G McPherson, c/o McPherson, Thom & Co, Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceUnattached List
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 29
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Division Artillery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 18 December 1917
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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