|Place of birth||Launceston, Tasmania|
|Age at embarkation||28|
|Next of kin||Sister, Mrs Jane Elizabeth Parsons, Lovett, Tasmania|
|Previous military service||Nil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment 'on account of insufficient measurements'.|
|Place of enlistment||Claremont, Tasmania|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||15th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/32/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||45th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Joined 15th Bn, Ismailia, 8 January 1916.
Admitted to 4th Field Ambulance, 1 February 1916 (abscess); discharged to duty, same day.
Transferred to 47th Bn, 3 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 2 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 9 June 1916.
On leave, 16 January 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 5 February 1918.
Transferred to 45th Bn, 28 May 1918, and detached to 12th Infantry Brigade.
Rejoined 45th Bn from detachment, 30 May 1918.
On leave to United Kingdom, 24 November 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, from leave, 11 December 1918.
Marched out to England, 15 January 1919.
Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 18 January 1919; discharged to Convalescent Training Depot, Parkhouse, 20 January 1919; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 3 days.
Marched into No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 11 March 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Khyber', 31 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 21 May 1919; discharged, 15 June 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: , TROON Alexander Benjamin|