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Alfred RAINSDEN

Regimental number1578
Place of birthSt Albans Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressPublic Works Department, Wagin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, William Ramsden, 180 Fishpool Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
Enlistment date3 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 5 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateSuicide 6 October 1915
Date of death6 October 1915
Place of burialAt Sea (drowned)
Commemoration detailsChatby Memorial, Alexandria, Egypt
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Name not recorded on AWM Roll of Honour.

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