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Alexander MUNRO

Regimental number4342
Place of birthYanac, Victoria
SchoolBoyes State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressBoyes, Nhill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr A Munro, Boyes, Nhill, Victoria
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death22.6
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row R, Grave No. 44), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew and Janet MUNRO, Boyco, Victoria. Native of Nhill, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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