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Alexander DAVIE

Regimental number23
Place of birthBallarat East, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address39 Kay Street, Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Sophia Davie, 3 Kay Street, Carlton, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 February 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 October 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialPieta Military Cemetery (Plot XV, Row A, Grave No. 5), Malta.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
93
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robet McKinley and Jane Sophia DAVIE, 146 McPherson Street, Carlton North, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: Pte 95 James McKinley DAVIE, 7th Bn, died of wounds, 16 May 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action, 9 October 1915; admitted to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 9 October 1915 (gun shot wound, compound fractured femur); transferred to Hospital Ship, 9 October 1915; admitted to Tigne Military Hospital, Malta, 13 October 1915.

Died of wounds, 17 October 1915; buried, 18 October 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DAVIE Alexander

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