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Alexander HECTOR

Regimental number3549
Place of birthDyce, Aberdeen, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm hand
AddressLindsay Street, Coolgardie, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emily Hector, Police Station, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Enlistment date8 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 January 1916
FateNo details of fate entered on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialAveluy Wood Cemetery (Plot I, Row L, Grave No. 6), Lancashire Dump, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
152
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Barbara HECTOR; husband of Emily HECTOR, The Hospital, Meckering, Western Australia. Native of Dyce, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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