|Place of birth||Wilcannia, New South Wales|
|School||Armadale State School, Victoria|
|Address||16 Sutherland Road, Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Father, Alex. J Affleck, Maroon Station, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 years in the 52nd (Victorian Scottish) Regiment, Citizen Military Forces, in Melbourne.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 4|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/30/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Field Artillery Brigade|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||His Commanding Officer said 'he was a good man and had he lived would have received a decoration' as he was helping wounded men out of the trench when killed. (details from mother)|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Ypres, Belgium|
|Age at death||27|
|Age at death from cemetery records||26|
|Place of burial||Reninghelst New Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 21), Belgium|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Rebecca Lily and Alexander J. AFFLECK, Glen Avon, Pine Grove, Malvern, Victoria|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 5036 Gunner William Lindsay AFFLECK, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 July 1919; Cousin: 6838A Pte Henry Blake MILLER, 24th Bn, killed in action, 5 October 1918.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Joined the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 8 April 1915.
Wounded in action, 6 August 1915; rejoined unit, 8 August 1915.
Transferred to Rest Camp, Lemnos, 15 September 1915; rejoined unit, Gallipoli, 6 October 1915.
Admitted to 24th Casualty Clearing Station Convalescent Depot, Mudros, 10 December 1915; transferred to 16th Stationary Hospital, 15 December 1915 (appendicitis); transferred to Military Hospital, Cottoniera, Malta, 14 January 1916 (pneumonia); transferred to Convalescent Camp, Ghain Tuffieta, 22 February 1916.
Taken on strength, 23rd Bn, Tel el Kebir, 15 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 22 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 28 March 1916.
Admitted to 6th Stationary Hospital, Havre, 4 April 1916 (not yet diagnosed); discharged to Base Depot, 21 May 1916.
Transferred to 21st Field Artillery Brigade, 16 June 1916, and posted to 23rd Battery.
Promoted Temporary Bombardier, 29 August 1916; Bombardier, 1 November 1916; Corporal, 1 November 1916.
Transferred to 1st Field Artillery Brigade, 24 January 1917.
Appointed Temporary Sergeant, 21 July 1917.
Killed in action, 17 August 1917.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, AFFLECK Herbert Alexander|