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David Livingstone Haddon ALCORN

Regimental number57821
Place of birthMount Alford, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBoonah, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 6"
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinFather, W Alcorn, Boonah, Queensland
Enlistment date13 February 1918
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameQueensland Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 July 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Bakery
FateReturned to Australia 22 November 1919
Discharge date22 February 1920
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2720A Sergeant Ebenezer Cyril ALCORN, 16th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 October 1917; 2103 Pte John Leonard ALCORN, 25th Bn, killed in action, 5 August 1916; 57820 Pte Ernest Percy ALCORN, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 22 July 1919.
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War service: England, France (post-Armistice)

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Aeneas', 22 November 1919; disembarked Sydney, 12 January 1920; discharged (medically unfit), 22 February 1920.

Medal: British War Medal

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