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Alfred Wolverston BACON

Regimental number1617
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
Address116 Park Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Eva Alice Bacon, 116 Park Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Enlistment date25 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Mechanical Transport Company
FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death5 August 1952

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