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Regimental number1421
Place of birthArdrossan, Ayrshire, Scotland
SchoolPublic School, Glasgow, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia24
Address296 Calder Street, Glasgow, Scotland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinSister, Mrs Mary Doherty, 296 Calder Street, Glasgow, Scotland
Previous military serviceServed in the Royal Navy.
Enlistment date20 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 26 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateDied of wounds 10 November 1916
Place of death or woundingnear Albert, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialDartmoor Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 55), Becordel-Becourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Janet F. NIMMO

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