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Alfred Henry SANDS

Regimental number3116
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolNundah State School, Queensland
OccupationCommercial traveller
AddressNundah, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Henry Thomas Sands, Bay View Terrace, Nundah, Queensland
Enlistment date15 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularServed in the State School Cadets.
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Special Memorial 74), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Mary SANDS, Bayview Terrace, Nundah, Queensland. Native of Brisbane
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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