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Alexander John HARPER

Regimental number1675
Place of birthMurrumbidgerie, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School
OccupationFarm hand
AddressGuerie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Herring, Guerie PO, Guerie, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 October 1917
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Pte Norman HARPER, Cpl Victor HARPER
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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