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Alfred George INCH

Regimental number6522
Place of birthBurwood, New South Wales
SchoolBurwood, Ashfield, Hornsby Public Schools and Friends High School, Hobart, Tasmania
AddressJunction Road, Hornsby, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J S Inch, Junction Road, Hornsby, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe won prizes & medals for various sports, running, high jump and swimming etc.
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingMolenaarelshoek, Ypres Belgium
Age at death19.5
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XL, Row B, Grave No. 23), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Jessie INCH, Junction Road, Hornsby, New South Wales. Native of Burwood, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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