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Alexander METHVEN

Regimental number3199
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address'Mount Plesant', Wilson Street, Princes Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Alexander Methven, 'Mount Plesant', Wilson Street, Princes Hill, Victoria
Previous military service60th Infantry
Enlistment date7 February 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Field Ambulance, Section A
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 4 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll7126
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Pay Corps
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Returned from Gallipoli; re-enlisted, 7 October 1916, and re-embarked from Melbourne as 7126, Private, 7th Bn, 23rd Reinforcement, on board HMAT A20 'Hororata', 23 November 1916.

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

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