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Alexander KIRTON

Regimental number450
Date of birth4 November 1893
Place of birthBunbury, Western Australia
Other NamesAlexander Mann
SchoolBunbury Public School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressHill Street, East Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinR G Kirton, 88 High Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date14 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Sergeant
Unit name11th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 31 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollRegimental Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJoined the Bank of New South Wales, Perth branch, 19 September 1911. Transferred to Fremantle branch (ledger keeper), 22 July 1912.
FateDied of wounds 18 February 1916
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 321), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Sources'Bank of New South Wales Roll of Honour' (Sydney, 1921), pp. 219-20.

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