Murdoch (Murdo) MACLEOD

MACLEOD, Murdoch

Service Number: 1137
Enlisted: 14 September 1914, Roseberry, NSW, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Machine Gun Company
Born: Lairg, Sutherlandshire, Scotland, 1890
Home Town: Clifton Hill, Yarra, Victoria
Schooling: Educated in Glasgow, Scotland
Occupation: Labourer / Farmer/Sheep Shearer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, France, 10 November 1917
Cemetery: Tyne Cot Cemetery and Memorial
(CWGC) Official Commemoration - Grave Reference: I. B. 17., Tyne Cot Cemetery, Passchendaele, Flanders, Belgium, Wimereux Communal Cemetery, Wimereux, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

14 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1137, 1st Infantry Battalion, Roseberry, NSW, Australia
18 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, 1137, 1st Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
18 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, 1137, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Sydney
10 Nov 1917: Involvement Private, 1137, 1st Machine Gun Company, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He emigrated to Australia in 1913 and enlisted in Bourke, New South Wales. He was 30 and the son of Hector and Annie Macleod, of Lairg, Sutherlandshire, Scotland and subsequently of 26 Morgan Street, Govan Hill, Glasgow.

Not on Lairg Memorial because family moved to Glasgow when he was young. Educated in Glasgow

Biography contributed by Daniel Bishop

Son of Hector & Annie MacLEOD.

Parents Hometown:  Govan Hill, Glasgow, Scotland.