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Alfred Bannaster AITKEN

Regimental number1621
Place of birthMontrose Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationElectric car driver
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinBrother, Mr George Aitken,'St Kilda', Victoria Place, Brechin, Scotland
Enlistment date6 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 January 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Enlistment date entered as "October 1915".
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 July 1937
Place of burialEchuca Cemetery, Victoria

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