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Alexander OLIVER

Regimental number5157
Place of birthPenguin Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressPenguin, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Mr A Oliver, Teacher, Riana, Tasmania
Enlistment date26 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll5157A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 July 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

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