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Alfred Ernest ELDER

Regimental number2141
Place of birthHillgrove, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, South Grafton, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSouth Grafton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinSister, Miss Mary Elder, South Grafton, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 18 September 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2141A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death27
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 23), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Betsy ELDER. Native of Hillgrove, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2142 Pte Walter Clifford ELDER, 17th Bn, returned to Australia, 24 January 1919.

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