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Charles Mark ALEXANDER

Regimental number49
Date of birth20 April 1893
Place of birthSt Arnaud, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
AddressNepean Street, St Arnaud, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, E J Alexander, Nepean Street, St Arnaud, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 12 months in the Victorian Cadets (regiment disbanded); 3 years in the Victorian Rangers.
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Argyllshire', 1 August 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 22 September 1919; discharged, Melbourne, 16 February 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALEXANDER Charles Mark

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