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Alexander ARCHIBALD

Regimental number129
Place of birthSwansea, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
Addressc/o Jas Montgomery, Brunker Street, Kurri, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinJames Montgomery, Brunker Street, Kurri Kurri, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 29 August 1914 and posted to 2nd Bn. 11 February 1916 - driver. 8 March 1916 - temporarily attached to 1st Div Train. 15 March 1916 - rejoined 2nd Bn. 1 August 1916 - promoted corporal. 7 August 1916 - sergeant. Wounded at Anzac 23 June 1916. Wounded at Ypres 3 September 1916.
FateDied of wounds 4 September 1916
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Date of death4 September 1916
Age at death23
Place of burialRailway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm) (Plot VI, Row M, Grave No. 2), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
31
Miscellaneous detailsWOUNDED AT ANZAC 23/6/15; YPRES, 3/9/16

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