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Alexander LARKIN

Regimental number4369
Place of birthMinto, New South Wales
SchoolGledewood Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressPO, Minto, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Mrs B A Larkin, PO, Minto, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 December 1916
Place of death or woundingGuedecourt, near Bapaume, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row D, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Barbara LARKIN, Lithgow Street, Campbelltown, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsHe was first cousin to Sgt Larkin of Sydney.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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