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Place of birthGlenelg, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressGilberton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, C M Muirhead, 6 Tyne Street, Gilberton, South Australia
Previous military serviceAustralian Army Medical Corps Reserve
Enlistment date25 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 5 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
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  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Mortimer and Margaret Sarah MUIRHEAD

Distinguished Service Order

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 November 1932
Age at death48
Place of burialNorth Road Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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