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Roderick William URQUHART

Regimental number39
Place of birthWarrnambool Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStation manager
AddressBoonerah, Hexham, Vicham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, R R Urquhart, Boonerah, Hexham, Victoria
Enlistment date18 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver Motor Transport
Unit name3rd Light Horse Brigade, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/3/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A16 Star Of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
6
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Roderick Robert and Mary Helen URQUHART, Boonerah, Hexham, Victoria. Native of Yangery, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: [6576] Lt Keith Arthur URQUHART, 8th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 11 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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