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Alfred Windsor ROCHESTER

Regimental number877
Place of birthInglewood Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor engineer
AddressBrook Street, Inglewood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, T Rochester, Inglewood, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Sergeant
Unit name7th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
51
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Inglewood Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: Thomas (d. 7 April 1917, aged 83) and M.J. (d. 8 May 1928, aged 81) ROCHESTER (both buried in Inglewood Cemetery).
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2561 Pte Thomas James ROCHESTER, 57th Bn, killed in action, 25 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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