William Edward ALCHIN

Regimental number5326
Place of birthGunning, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRockdale, Gunning, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 7"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, E. Alchin, Rockdale, Gunning, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 November 1915
Place of enlistmentGoulburn, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A49 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 March 1918
Place of burialSomer Farm Cemetery (Row A, Grave 14), Wytschaete, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward amd Elizabeth Ann ALCHIN, 'Kia Ora', Pinus Avenue, Glenorie, New South Wales. Native of Gunning, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Age at death24
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALCHIN William Edward