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Samuel Murdock CORSIE

Regimental number745
Place of birthPeak Hill New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Cobar, New South Wales
AddressGeorges Hotel, Moree, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs I Corsie, Railway Parade, Cobar, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 August 1918
Place of death or woundingBray, Somme Sector, France
Age at death27.7
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBray Vale British Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 13), Bray-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Isabella CORSIE, Girraween, New South Wales. Native of Peak Hill, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2048 Pte Phillip Clarence CORSIE, 3rd Bn, returned to Australia, 19 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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