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Alexander CRUICKSHANK

Regimental number2589
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
SchoolNew South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMiner
AddressStanford, Merthyr Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Cruickshank, Stanford, Merthyr Maitland, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 April 1917
Place of death or woundingHermies, France
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialBeaumetz Cross Roads Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. I), Beaumetz-les-Cambrai, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
36
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Annie CRUICKSHANK, Stanford, Merthyr, New South Wales. Native of Glasgow, Scotland

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