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Regimental number82
Place of birthKilburn, London, England
Other NamesAlex
ReligionSalvation Army
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 5"
Weight139 lbs
Next of kinFather, A Caird, 8 Carlton Vale, Kilburn, London, NW, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 21 February 1920
Discharge date8 April 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CAIRD Alec

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