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Alfred James DEACON

Regimental number18557
Place of birthCawston England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressAlbion Cottage, Belle Vue Parade, Hurstville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, J A Deacon, Park Lane, Wyndham, Norfolk, England
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 7, Battery 25
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 18558 Gunner Arthur Ernest DEACON, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 4 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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