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George Robert William ALEXANDER

Regimental number17131
Place of birthBeechworth, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTelegraphist
AddressMareeba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Isaac Alexander, Yackandandah, Victoria
Previous military service2nd Infantry
Enlistment date19 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameAustralian Wireless Squadron 1, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Signal Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 22 March 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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