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Alexander Howard Parkes FYFE

Regimental number1001
Place of birthMiddle Park, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
Other trainingCadet to qualify as a Surveyor
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAssisant Surveyor
Address'Saruna', Perth-Fremantle Road, Cottesloe, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Alexander Parker Fyfe, 'Saruna', Perth-Fremantle Road, Cottesloe, Western Australia
Enlistment date8 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 25 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Place of death or woundingWesthoek, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death24.4
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 9), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
178
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Marion FYFE, Albert Street, Claremont, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsAlexander Heywood and N L Curnock both of Melbourne and both killed. Cousins

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