Alexander Russell Robert PAGE

Regimental number1082
Place of birthBow, London, England
SchoolBasneli Village School, England
Other trainingNil
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMilk carter
Address3 Gladstone Street, East Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 3.5"
Weight121 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Grace Page, 3 Gladstone Street, East Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 6), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs Grace PAGE, 'Sunny Brae', Central Avenue, Maylands, Western Australia. Native of Bow, London, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Disembarked Suez, ex-HMAT 'Geelong', 18 December 1915.

Found guilty, 5 June 1916, of falling out of march without an officer's permission: awarded 3 days' confined to camp.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.

Posted missing, 20 July 1916.

Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 12 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 20 July 1916'.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesRed Cross file 2080104