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Alexander John MATHESON

Regimental number6045
Place of birthRupanyup, Victoria
SchoolLallat Plains State School, Rupanyup, Victoria
OccupationFarm hand
AddressRupanyup, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Mr D Matheson, Rupanyup, Victoria
Enlistment date27 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 February 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death20.10
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row F, Grave No. 19), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Rupanyup Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: Donald and Flora MATHESON, Rupanyup, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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