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Alfred Bryant EASTHER

Regimental number1914
Place of birthGordon, South Australia
SchoolTurin Public School, South Australia
OccupationGrocer's assistant
AddressSixth Street, Quorn, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.11
Height5' 10.75"
Weight149 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Easther, Quorn, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets and Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date7 June 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate (Acting Corporal)
Unit name27th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Morea on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 September 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22.2
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot X, Row D, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Catherine EASTHER, Quorn, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 134 Sergeant Leonard Ridgeway EASTHER, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 14 August 1916; 62310 Pte Edmund Holt EASTHER, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 September 1919; 833 Pte Charles John EASTHER, 1st Remount Unit, returned to Australia, 18 October 1916.~
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, EASTHER Alfred Bryant

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