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Alexander George Henry SNELL

Regimental number929
Place of birthBroken Hill, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGaffney Street, Railway Town, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Snell, Gaffney Street, Railway Town, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of disease 13 September 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Alexander George
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialEast Mudros Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row N, Grave No. 248), Lemnos, Greece
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mary SNELL
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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