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Alexander Craigen SMITH

Regimental number127
Place of birthEast London, England
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
Addressc/o Mrs A McKee, 17 Princes Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinhalf Br, A McKee, 17 Princes Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSouth Melbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 January 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Craigen spelt Craig
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 September 1933
Place of burialFootscray Cemetery

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