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Alexander Madden FOOT

Regimental number244
Place of birthTownsville, Queensland
SchoolGrammar School, Townsville, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStockman
AddressCardington Station via Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, A K Foot, Cardington, Nqr, Queensland
Previous military serviceSchool Cadet, Grammar School, Townsville, QLD
Enlistment date18 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentBATMAN
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A34 Persic on 21 December 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A44 Vestalia on 19 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollTrooper
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 22 November 1915
Place of death or woundingWilliam's Look Outm, Gallipoli
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 2), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred Knethel and Mary FOOT. Native of Townsville, Queensland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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