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Alexander David MURRIE

Regimental number1982
Place of birthUddingston, Scotland
SchoolGrammar School, Uddingston, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia16
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm hand
AddressTempleton Street, Bayswater, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs J G Donald, Templeton Street, Bayswater, Victoria
Enlistment date8 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1675
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 April 1918
Place of death or woundingNeuve Berquin
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 15), Surrey, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew T. and Jeannie Gray MURRIE, Bayswater, Victoria. Native of Uddingston, Scotland
Family/military connectionsStep-brother of Lieut Wm Donald MC 16th Battn.

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