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Alfred Gustav ANDERSON

Regimental number701
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressRutledge Street, Eastwood, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 8"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinMrs E J Anderson, Rutledge Street, Eastwood, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in 1st Australian Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; resigned.
Enlistment date11 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 September 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name8th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 December 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action, 22 May 1915 (bullet woulnd, right shoulder).

Discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 22 March 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ANDERSON Alfred Gustav

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