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Alexander John MEENS

Regimental number1872
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSalesman
Address70 Malmsbury Street, Kew, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinBrother, Fred B. Meens, 70 Malmsbury Street, Kew, Victoria
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row N, Grave No. 8), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
142
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Alice MEENS. Native of Wembley, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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