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Thomas ALEXANDER

Regimental number564
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolState School, Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Address108 Bridge Street, Valley, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 4"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinFather, Ned Alexander, 108 Bridge Street, Valley, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 October 1914
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollINF15CD
FateKilled in Action 9 May 1915
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialQuinn's Post Cemetery (Row D, Grave No 5), Gallipoli, Turkey
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ned and Elizabeth Alexander, 122 Heal Street, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1305 Pte Alfred ALEXADER, 9th Bn, killed in action, 15 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 12 April 1915.

Killed in action, 9-10 May 1915.

Buried at Quinn's Post, Monash Valley, by Father Power.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALEXANDER Thomas

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