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Alexander ANDERSON

Regimental number2579
Place of birthPort Knockie, Banffshire, Scotland
ReligionProtestant
OccupationMiner
Address45 Port Knorkie, Bamffshire, Scotland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinSister, Mrs Mary Mair, 45 Port Knorkie, Bamffshire, Scotland
Enlistment date30 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary ANDERSON; Wife: Jean M.C. ANDERSON
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death22 October 1937
Age at death47
Place of burialScotch Public Cemetery, Morphett Vale, South Australia

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