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Alfred YORK

Regimental number3911
Place of birthPicton, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBlacksmith's striker
AddressBurwood, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 7"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Ann Amelia York, Bishop Street, Burwood, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 February 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollMachine Gun Corps Details
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date28 May 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Llanstephan Castle', 31 March 1918; discharged (medically unfit: debility, neurasthenia), 28 May 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death26 October 1941
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, YORK Alfred

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