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Alexander ANDERSON

Regimental number213
Place of birthWallsend, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber
AddressNelson Street, Plattsburg, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 6.5"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, Fredk Anderson, Nelson Street, Plattsburg, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 5 years in the 4th Field Ambulance, Australian Army Medical Corps, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Field Ambulance, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date4 August 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 4 August 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 February 1982
SourcesNAA: B2455, ANDERSON Alexander

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