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Ian Campbell MUIR

Regimental number2687
Place of birthWallup near Dimboola, Victoria
SchoolGeelong High School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBank clerk
AddressTungamah, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Robert Muir, 167 McKillop Street, Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Royal Australian Naval Reserve, Geelong, VIC.
Enlistment date26 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was known as "Ike Muir" in his unit.
FateDied of wounds 26 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death19.6
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXII, Row F, Grave No. 3), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
164
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Alice Catherine MUIR. Native of Wallup Near Dimboola, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin to Lt Harold Williamson died of wounds July 7th 1916 and to Lt John Cedric Williamson killed in action October 4th 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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