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Regimental number4248
Place of birthWarrnambool, Victoria
SchoolChurch of England Grammar School, Geelong, Victoria
AddressHarwood, Clarence River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Urquhart, Caberfeadth, Kylealochlash, Rose Shire, Scotland
Enlistment date23 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A6 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGiven names are Roderick William on ROH.
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Place of death or woundingSagia, Egypt
Age at death29
Place of burialNo known grave
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial

Family/military connectionsBrother Pte A K Urquhart 8th Light Horse mentioned in Despatches for conspicuous services.
Date of death15 September 1955
Place of burialWoronora Crematorium

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