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Alfred Charles ISTED.

Regimental number2035
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher and miner
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rose Isted., 134 Graham Road, Hackney, London, England
Enlistment date9 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 18 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal

Recommendation date: 20 January 1919

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

Meritorious Service Medal

'During period 25th February to 31st December 1918 this Non-Commissioned Officer has rendered continuous and conspicuously good work as Scout Sergeant. he has always displayed splendid initiative in making difficult reconnaissances and gaining valuable information. His devotion to duty and ever cheerful manner have always been a splendid example to his comrades.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

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