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Richard ALEXANDER

Regimental number6649
Place of birthRockhampton, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressThe Strand, Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFriend, Miss A Fowler, c/o Mrs Fry, The Strand, Townsville, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 June 1918
Age at death23
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No 3), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
106
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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