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Lachlan Norman MUNRO

Regimental number561
Place of birthNeilborough, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
OccupationEucalyptus distiller
AddressHuntly North, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs E B Munro, Kamarooka via Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date27 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 2, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 October 1917
Age at death21.6
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBedford House Cemetery (Plot XIV, Row B, Grave No. 25), Enclosure No. 4, Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: alexander and Elizabeth MUNRO, 68 Hopetoun Stret, Bendigo, Victoria
Family/military connectionsTwo brothers Sgt D P Munro and Sapper Robert Munro both returned.

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