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Alexander Benjamin ERICKSON

Regimental number3708
Place of birthPort Germein, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressPort Germein, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs M J Erickson, Port Germein, South Australia
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2112 Pte Ernest Reuben ERICKSON, 43rd Bn, killed in action, 30 March 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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