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John Raymond FAIRLIE

Regimental number8
Place of birthGoulburn New South Wales
SchoolBurbank Grammar School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressC/o E D Day, Avoca, Ueronga, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Mary Fairlie, c/o Miss Day, Old Home, East Maitland, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed as a Captain in the Citizen Military Forces, Qld.
Enlistment date29 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name25th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of Meningitis.
FateDied of disease 13 February 1916
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 44), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
104
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Leslie William Julian and Kathleen Maimee FAIRLIE. Native of Goulburn, New South Wales

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