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Alexander CAIRD

Regimental number21969
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMill hand
AddressFremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, G B Caird, 72 High Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date26 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 23, Battery 107
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 1 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1108 Sergeant John James CAIRD, 36th Heavy Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 19 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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