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Alexander SUTCLIFFE

Regimental number2800
Place of birthGeorgetown, Queensland
SchoolState School, Croydon, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressArgent Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, George Sutcliffe, Kidstone, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed two years in City Forces, Broken Hill, NSW
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 August 1918
Place of death or woundingCrippen Wood, Sailly, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VII, Row G, Grave No. 19), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
60
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Alice SUTCLIFFE, Kidston, Queensland

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