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Alfred ARCHER

Regimental number2337
Place of birthGunnedah New South Wales
Other NamesSMITH - REAL NAME, R W
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressPO Gunnedah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs A. Archer, P.O. Gunnedah, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 14 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 September 1916
Date of death5 September 1916
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialRailway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm) (Plot VI, Row M, Grave No. 16), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
34
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs Agnes SMITH, Limeburners Creek, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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