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Alford Bertram GLASSON

Regimental number671
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationJournalist
AddressScott Street, Warracknabeal, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs J W Heckle, Miniyp, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name8th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot II, Row I, Grave No. 9), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred GLASSON and Amelia HECKLE (formerly GLASSON), Church Street, Minyip, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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