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Douglas Davey ALEXANDER

Regimental number770
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCabinet maker
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs D D Alexander, c/o Mrs Pearce, 21 Hill Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date31 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 40th Battalion
Promotion date: 10 August 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: 40th Battalion
Promotion date: 19 December 1917

FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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