The AIF Project

Alexander EMERSON

Regimental number2815
Place of birthStawell, Victoria
OccupationMill hand
AddressC/o Kalgurlie G Mine, Fimiston, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Alexander E Tarnagulla PO, Tarnagulla via Bendigo, Victoria
Previous military service84th Infantry
Enlistment date8 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1918
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Tarnagulla Roll of Honour ('Pro Deo et Patria'), Tarnagulla, Victoria.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format