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Alexander Aitcheson HEASLIP

Regimental number3599
Place of birthGladstone, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressCrystal Brook, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27.2
Height5' 6"
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinFather, Robert Heaslip, Crystal Brook, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 May 1917
Place of enlistmentCrystal Brook, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 32nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date3 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3600 Pte Garnet Melville HEASLIP, 9th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 19 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 3 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 March 1966
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, HEASLIP Alexander Aitcheson

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