Alfred Clare BALL

Regimental number3753
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHotel porter
AddressPort Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.3
Height5' 6"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Clara Gertrude, Kostera, Maitland Street, Upper Mitcham, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 18 months in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date28 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 November 1914
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 21 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 June 1918
Date of death24 June 1918
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward Henry and Clare Gertrude Ball, Maitland Street, Mitcham, South Australia. Native of Adelaide.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BALL Alfred Clare