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Alexander BLYTH

Regimental number1912
Place of birthFremantle, Western Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationMoulder
AddressHarvey Street, Kilkenny, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Blyth, Harvey Street, Woodville Park, South Australia
Enlistment date8 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 January 1915
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 20 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 February 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6785 Pte David BLYTH, 48th Bn, returned to Australia, 9 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 July 1958
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery

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