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Alexander John ANDERSON

Regimental number3603
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.11
Height5' 4.5"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinFather, Alexander Anderson, 26 Lock Street, St Peters, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Senior Cadets; transferred to 78th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date14 February 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Unit name48th Battalion, 10th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 16 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, ANDERSON Alexander John

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