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John William Russell McRAE

Regimental number5885
Place of birthInverness Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngine driver
AddressRoyal Hotel, Boulia, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinFriend, John Clarke, Royal Hotel, Boulia, Queensland
Enlistment date27 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Employment Company
FateReturned to Australia 20 November 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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