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Alexander John McLEOD

Regimental number1709
Place of birthMerino, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMrs E McLeod, Police Station, Yarram, Victoria
Enlistment date5 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name7th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 14 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 3), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
50
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Elizabeth McLEOD, The Police Station, Daylesford, Victoria. Native of Merino, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1077 Trooper Leslie John McLEOD, died of illness, 29 August 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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