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Alexander THWAITES

Regimental number3279
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank officer
AddressWagga Wagga, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Thwaites, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 12 December 1917
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialWesthof Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. II), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Ruth THWAITES; husband of Martha THWAITES, 140 Phillip Street, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Hindmarsh, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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