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Alexander James McLAREN

Regimental number3867
Place of birthInglewood Victoria
OccupationTimber trade
AddressGodfrey Street, Boort, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W McLaren, Boort, Victoria
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot X, Row B, Grave No. 34), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Edith MCLAREN, Boort, Victoria. Native of Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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