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Regimental number422
Place of birthKeith, Scotland
SchoolKeith Grammar School, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia25
AddressCessnock, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, James Donald, 42 Moss Street, Keith, Banffshire, Scotland
Enlistment date19 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 January 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 29), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of J. DONALD, 42 Moss Street, Keith, Banffshire, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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