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Alexander CROYDON

Regimental number4511
Place of birthCross Gates Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressHelensburg, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Betsy Bazrtlett, Masterton, New Zealand
Enlistment date13 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 25 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 April 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)True family name : ELDER Alexander
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row P, Grave No. 8), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
139
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Betsy ELDER. Native of Pitlessie, Fife, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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