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Alexander TRUE

Regimental number2880
Place of birthLochinvar, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Mrs B Jones, West Maitinnd, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, F True, Lochinvar, West Maitland, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 November 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25.11
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot VI, Row G, Grave No. 19A, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis and Catherine TREU, Lochinvar, New South Wales. TREU the true family name
Family/military connectionsBrother: Arthur True was killed in action on 3rd August 1917.

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