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Alfred Ernest HUMPHREYS

Regimental number579
Place of birthGreenock, Scotland
SchoolCoulie's College, Glenferrie, Victoria
Age on arrival in Australia7
Address1 Simpson Street, East Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Humphreys, 1 Simpson Street, East Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was missing on day of landing, but lately I have received word that his body was found in Turkish Cemetery and exhumed and buried in Lone Pine Cemetery Gallipoli. (details from Mother)
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death25 April 1915
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Row L, Grave No. 13), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Mary HUMPHREYS. Native of Greenock, Scotland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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