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Alexander SHEPHERD

Regimental number7573
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressLlewellyn Street, Merewether, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinfriend, Mr G Shepherd, Llewellyn Street, Merewether, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 April 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death25 October 1943

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