|Place of birth||Stirling, Scotland|
|Age at embarkation||27|
|Next of kin||Sister, Jean Burden, The Ridge, Stirling, Scotland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Holsworthy, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||13th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/30/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||45th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Allotted to and proceeded to join 45th Bn, 6 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 2 August 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 8 August 1916.
Admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance, 28 September 1916 (pharyngitis); discharged to duty, 7 October 1916; rejoined Bn, in the field, 10 October 1916.
On leave to United Kingdom, 9 December 1917; rejoined Bn from leave, 6 January 1918.
Admitted to 59th Casualty Clearing Station, 11 September 1918; transferred to 41st Stationary Hospital, 15 September 1918; to 1st Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 18 September 1918 (venereal); to 39th General Hospital, Havre, 19 September 1918 (not yet diagnosed); discharged to Base Depot, Havre, 12 October 1918 (non-venereal: papilloma); rejoined unit, in the field, 25 October 1918.
On leave to United Kingdom, 31 October 1918; ejoined unit from leave, 19 November 1918.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 13 March 1919; marched in to No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 14 March 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'China', 1 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 4 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 23 August 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Alexander Douglas BURDEN.|
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BURDEN Alexander Dalgleish|