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Alexander Dollman HOOD

Regimental number1343
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPrinters' machinist
AddressNapier Street, Claremont, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence Hood, Napier Street, Claremont, Western Australia
Enlistment date7 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentStaff Sergeant
Unit nameField Ambulance 4, Section C
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A31 Ajana on 30 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Ambulance
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44 (6 April 1916).

FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Military Medal

'For good work during the attack on 7th to 9th August ANZAC, GALLIPOLI. Previously mentioned in despatches.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 November 1969

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