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Alexander HEASLOP

Regimental number2645
Place of birthCharlotte Street, Cooktown, Queensland
SchoolState School, Cooktown, Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationStockman
AddressCharlotte Street, Cooktown, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Ann Heaslop, Charlotte Street, Cooktown, Queensland
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, C Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollImperial Camel Corps
FateDied of disease 1 July 1917
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death22.6
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 169), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
120
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Jane HEASLOP, Charlotte Street, Cooktown, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7347 Pte William HEASLOP MM, 9th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 September 1919.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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