The AIF Project

William MELROSE

Regimental number2729
Place of birthLeith, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationWoodworker
AddressMacleod via Heidelberg, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Melrose, Macleod via Heidelberg, Victoria
Enlistment date14 December 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 December 1917
Rank on enlistment2nd Air Mechanic
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, 3rd Special Draft
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/15/3
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Air Mechanic
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Mary MELROSE. Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 June 1939
Age at death54
Place of burialFawkner Crematorium, Victoria

Print format