James Alister ALEXANDER

Date of birth21 January 1884
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
OccupationFencing man
Address'Tulloch', Melody Street, Randwick, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMrs M Alexander, 'Tulloch', Melody Street, Coogee, New South Wales
Previous military service29th Infantry
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 May 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name1st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant

2nd Lieutenant

Promotion date: 28 August 1914


Promotion date: 16 November 1916

FateReturned to Australia 11 March 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)

Returned to Australia. Re-enlisted on 1 May 1915 Regimental No. 1362 as Company Sergeant Major in the 20th Battalion, C Company embarking at Sydney per Transport "Berrima" on 25 June 1915. Returned to Australia as Second Lieutenant in 20th Battalion. Address given on second enlistment was Eastbourne, Dudley Street, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales and his occupation, Master at Arms

Discharge date25 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal