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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

McFarlane, Daniel Ritchie (659)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 20 years

Enlistment Details: Thursday, 17 September 1914 – Rose Bay, NSW

Service Number: 659 view online service record

34 Annandale Street
Annandale, NSW

Next of Kin:
Sarah Alice Britton (mother)
34 Annandale Street
Annandale, NSW

Embarkation Details:
Date: Tuesday, 22 December 1914
Ship: HMAT Ulysses A38
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 13th Infantry Battalion

KIA: Monday, 3 May 1915
Place: Gallipoli

Private, 13 Infantry, killed in action 3 May, 1915, Gallipoli, commemorated Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli

659 (Parents : Daniel Ritchie (late) and Mrs Sarah Alice BRITTON (previously McFARLANE) father late, Born Port Melbourne, educated Fort Street, Sydney.  Enlisted Annandale, N.S.W. with mother as next of kin, place of association given as Sydney.  Second given name also given as Richard, but Ritchie appears correct given his father’s name)

Additional Research by Brian Membrey

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