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Edward MacFarlane (1890–1915)

Lieut. Edward MacFarlane MacFarlane, who has died of wounds, was 25 years of age, and received his commission in the Scottish Rifle Regiment (Illawarra Infantry) in 1909. He was appointed a full lieutenant in July, 1913, and went to the front with the 3rd Battalion. He was previously reported in May last as having been severely wounded in the shoulder and neck. Lieut. MacFarlane was the only son of Mr. Edward MacFarlane, late Under-secretary for Lands.

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'MacFarlane, Edward (1890–1915)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 18 June 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


22 September, 1890


2 August, 1915 (aged 24)
Mudros, Greece

Cause of Death

war wounds

Religious Influence

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