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Robert Morrison McVEA

Place of birthRandalstown, Ireland
Address172 Page Street, Middle Park, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinMrs Minnie McVea, 172 Page Street, Middle Park, Victoria
Enlistment date1 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentMajor (Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel)
Unit name5th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', No. 30848 (17 August 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 15 (4 February 1919).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
SourcesNAA: B2455, McVEA Robert Morrison

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