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Alfred John FURLESS

Regimental number1354
Place of birthNewtown New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
Address81 Wells Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinBrother, Charles Furless, Rockwood Asylum, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1915
Place of burial7th Field Ambulance Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 9), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
82
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
True Name CHINCHI A.J.

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