Frederick Rae MCPHIE

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MCPHIE, Frederick Rae

Service Number: 3239
Enlisted: 1 August 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Kent Town, Adelaide, South Australia , 29 August 1890
Home Town: Lameroo, Southern Mallee, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Grocer
Died: Killed In Action, France, 31 May 1916, aged 25 years
Cemetery: X Farm Cemetery, la Chapelle-D'Armentieres
Row G, Grave 2 Headstone Inscription "HIS DESIRE WAS DUTY TO HIS COUNTRY FAITHFUL TO THE END", X Farm Cemetery, La Chapelle-D'armentieres, Lille, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Naracoorte War Memorial, Naracoorte War Memorial, Naracoorte and District Town Hall Honour Board WW1
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World War 1 Service

1 Aug 1915: Enlisted
12 Jan 1916: Involvement SN 3239, 27th Infantry Battalion
12 Jan 1916: Embarked SN 3239, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Medic, Adelaide
31 May 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3239, 27th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Daryl Jones

Son of John Rae and Susanah Hannaford McPHIE, of Lameroo, South Australia. Native of Adelaide, South Australia.