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Alexander INGERSON

Regimental number*8387
Date of birth26 October 1889
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolFlinders Street State School, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTailor's cutter
AddressFarnham Road, Keswick, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Charlotte Banks Ingerson, Farnham Road, Keswick, South Australia
Enlistment date16 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Vic, on board A59 Botanist on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularServed for 3 years in the Field Artillery, South Australian Military Forces.
FateDied of disease 14 December 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block O, Plot III, Row N, Grave No. 4), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr. P. and Mrs C. INGERSON, 31 Farnham Road, Keswick, South Australia. Native of Adelaide, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: Corporal Sydney INGERSON, b. Collins Field, South Australia, 7 September 1883; enlisted for service in South Africa, 1 February 1901, F Squadron, 6th Contingent; embarked, 25 March 1901; war service: South Africa, Orange River State, Transvaal, Cape Colony, Natal.
Other details

War service: Egypt, France, Belgium.

Died at 26th Stationary Hospital, Rouen.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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