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Alexander Francis MACFARLEANE

Regimental number2709
Place of birthBulyeroi, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.3
Height5' 8"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinAunt, Sulphy Goddard, Lloyd Street, Narrabri, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Compulsory Military Training scheme, Area 13B; discharged as medically unfit after 3 weeks in the AIF at Liverpool Camp, 3 August 1915.
Enlistment date17 May 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name48th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT Port Melbourne on 30 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 August 1917
Discharge date16 April 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll
Date of death24 April 1962
SourcesNAA: B2455, MACFARLEANE Alexander Francis

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