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Alfred Ernest ANDERSON

Regimental number6222
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCompositor
AddressAdelaide Street, Busselton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinBrother, Alfred Theodore Anderson, Adelaide Street, Busselton, Western Australia
Enlistment date24 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919
Family/military connectionsNephews: 1868 Pte Talbot Reginald ANDERSON, Australian Flying Corps, returned to Australia, 12 July 1919; 16401 Sapper Victor Rudolph Busselton ANDERSON, 3rd Divisional Signal Column, effective abroad.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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