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Alexander SNIDER

Regimental number1667
Place of birthLynza Poland Russia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMachineman
AddressCoronation Street, Kurri Kurri, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Alex Snider, Poland, Russia
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Ordnance Corps
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'For consistent efficient service during the period 25th February to 17th September, 1918. Private SNIDER has been responsible for the collection and detailed issue of Ordnance Stores, and has been eminently accurate and painstaking in his duties.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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