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Alexander Francis GIRLING

Regimental number569
Place of birthSouth Melbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address151 Greville Street, Prahran, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinmother, Mrs Annie Girling, 151 Greville Street, Prahan, Victoria
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameNo 1 Mining Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Tunnelling Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Croix de Geyrre

Recommendation date: 24 April 1918

FateReturned to Australia 31 May 1919

Croix de Guerre (France)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

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