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Alexander Henry McCALLUM

Regimental number320
Place of birthPort Chalmers, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 11"
Weight172 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Grace Medley McCallum, Boyce Road, South Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in South Africa.
Enlistment date29 March 1917
Place of enlistmentHMAS 'Kanowna' at sea
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollNo 2 Hospital Ship
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1917
Discharge date20 March 1918
Other details

War service: embarked Sydney, 21 March 1917; attested at sea on board HS 'Kanowna', 21 March 1917; arrived Avonmouth, England, 26 June 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Kanowna', 25 September 1917; discharged (medically unfit: rheumatism), Sydney, 20 March 1918.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death5 June 1972
Place of burialWaverley Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, McCALLUM Alexander Henry

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