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Alfred Harold POSSINGHAM

OccupationSoldier
AddressHeadquarters, Military Force, 3rd Military District, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emily Possingham, Seventh Avenue, Mayfields, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentLT (ADJ)
Unit name8th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Emma POSSINGHAM; husband of Mrs E. A. ROSS, (formerly POSSINGHAM), Meiklefield, Dingwall, Scotland. Native of Houghton, South Australia

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