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Alexander BRAND

Regimental number3011
Place of birthAuchterderran, Fife, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationWheeler
AddressTurner Street, Edgarton, Wonthaggi, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Brand, Schol Wind, Leven, Fifeshire, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 26 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateAccidentally drowned 1 January 1916
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 60), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
101
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Margaret Melville BRAND, 91 Robin Crescent, Methil Brae, Methil, Fifeshire, Scotland

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