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Alfred Joseph BOTTOMLEY

Regimental number4149
Place of birthWarrnambool, Victoria
SchoolWarrnambool State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCoachbuilder
AddressWestern Reserve, Warrnambool, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Mr A J Bottomley, Western Reserve, Warrnambool, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 August 1918
Place of death or woundingProyart, near Peronne, France
Date of death25 August 1918
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VI, Row E, Grave No. 17), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
171
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mr A.J. BOTTOMLEY, Koroit Street, Warrnambool, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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