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37th Battalion 5th
His sister Miss McLean of 179 Riversdale Rd Auburn
Leongatha, Victoria 17/2/1916
Age 34 years 11 months, height 5'11", brown eyes and dark hair
He died of wounds on 22/9/1917 in Rouen
St Sever Cemetery Extension, Haute-Normandie, France
He enlisted in Leongatha, Victoria
He is not on the Leongatha Memorial Hall Black Marble Honour Roll.
His place of Association was given as Auburn
3/6/16 embarked Melbourne on the HMAT Persic
25/7/16 He disembarked Plymouth
15/9/16 He went to France
17/9/16 He was in Etaples
29/9/16 He was sick in hospital with laryngitis which developed into pneumonia
13/110/16 He went to England via Calais and went to Kitchener Hospital Brighton
30/11/16 He was transferred to the 3rd Auxiliary Hospital
24/2/17 He returned to France via Folkestone
2/3/17 He marches to his unit
21/9/17 He was wounded in action in Belgium. He was taken to a casualty clearing station and on to Rouen. He had a gun shot wound to the thigh.
22/9/17 He died of wounds
His effects were: � disc, pipe, rosary, badges, shoulder titles 2, prayer book, photos, letters, notebooks, hymnbook and military book.
He left his estate to his sister Gwendoline McLean of Surrey Hills.
28/9/17 There is a letter from the priest of Our Lady of Victories Camberwell stating that Gwendoline McLean had died 3 or 4 months previous. He had located a brother of the deceased soldier who works at the Bank of New South Wales Collins St.
H R MacLean wrote and asked if his medals could be sent to him in Toora
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MACLEAN, Lachlan McKinnon
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