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Alexander Harold SANDFORD

Regimental number476
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBushman
AddressWestern Family Hotel, Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMrs A H Sandford, Western Family Hotel, Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, D 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
FateReturned to Australia 15 March 1915
Discharge date12 April 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board Ht 'Molaja', 5 March 1915; disembarked Melbourne, 12 April 1915; discharged (disciplinary reasons: misconduct), Melbourne, 12 April 1915.
Miscellaneous detailsSee 2012 A SIMPSON for second period of service.
Date of death16 June 1928
Place of burialBox Hill Cemetery, Victoria

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