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Alexander SEATON

Regimental number1910
Place of birthCorryong, Victoria
SchoolCorryong and Mt Elliott State Schools, Victoria
AddressCorryong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Janet Alexandrina Seaton, Corryong, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Jessie SEATON, Corryong, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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