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Alexander KERSS

Regimental number784
Place of birthFifeshire Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngineer
AddressDykeshire, Frenchie, Scotland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Kerss, Dykeshire, Frenchie, Scotland
Enlistment date28 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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