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Regimental number537
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFraming contractor
AddressBungendore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinGrandparent, Mrs. J. McElroy, Bungendore, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 August 1915
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Date of death19 May 1915
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burial4th Battalion Parade Ground Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 10), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Grandson of Mrs Jessie McELRPY, Bungendore, New South Wales. Native of Mount Fairy
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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