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Alexander William GEMMELL

Regimental number6271
Place of birthCobden, Victoria
SchoolJancourt State School, Victoria
AddressCobden, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, G Gemmell, Cobden, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death25.6
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBaupaume Australian Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 25), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Elizabeth GEMMELL, Camperdown Road, Cobden, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: J.P. Gemmell, killed Bapaume.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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