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Alexander GREWAR

Regimental number6343
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationCabinet maker
Address1 Hawthorn Avenue, Caulfield, Vic,
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Grewar, Broomfield, Montrose, Scotland
Enlistment date17 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. II), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
96
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary GREWAR, Broomfield, Montrose, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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