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Alfred Joshua LOFTHOUSE

Regimental number1046
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
Addressc/o Mr Ditchburn, Station Road, Toowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 4.5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Lofthouse, 55 Trafalgar Street, Walworth, London, England
Previous military serviceServed for 10 years 4 months in the Royal Navy; purchased discharge.
Enlistment date26 April 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateDischarged 4 April 1916
Discharge date4 April 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Discharged (medically unfit owing to exposure) from the AIF in London, 4 April 1916

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death18 May 1948
Place of burialCheltenham Memorial Park Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, LOFTHOUSE Alfred Joshua

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