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Alexander HINCKS

Regimental number797
Place of birthHartley Vale, New South Wales
SchoolMereweather Public School, Mereweather, New South Wales
AddressAbermain, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Harris, Abermain, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death30
Place of burialMud Corner British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. II), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Ann HINCKS. Nataive of Cardiff, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsSeveral cousins, killed. Brother, returned
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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