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Eric Wilfred ALDER

Regimental number5029
Place of birthRockfield New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBowman River, via Gloucester, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, R T Alder, Bowman River, Gloucester, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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