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Alexander ALLOWAY

Regimental number5538
Place of birthNorth Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBootmaker
AddressLang Lang, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs Annie Alloway, Lang Lang, Victoria
Enlistment date18 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollINF22REIN15
FateKilled in Action 19 May 1918
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death40
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialRibemont communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row O, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
95
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth ALLOWAY; husband of Annie ALLOWAY, Lang Lang, Victoria
Family/military connectionsThree nephews killed in action, one cousin drowned on "Hawke" which was torpedoed. Two cousins took part in Jutland Battle, one cousin killed in action.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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