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Alexander Gidley Essington ANSTEY

Regimental number7967
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
Other NamesAlexander Gidley
ANSTEY, Alex Gidley Essington
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressMoe, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, George Anstey, Moe, Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date13 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919

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