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Alfred Leonard BASHAM

Regimental number2
Place of birthArarat, Victoria
OccupationLetter sorter
Address35 Spencer Street, Croxton, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation46.10
Height5' 10"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Catherine Annie Basham, 35 Spencer Street, Croxton, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in 13 Battery, Field Artillery, St Kilda, 1 year in the Garrison Artillery, Warrnambool, 5 years in Victorian Rangers, 5 years in the Light Horse and 3 in the Hamilton Rifle Club
Enlistment date21 October 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentStaff Sergeant
Unit nameArmy Field Post Office Details (November 1915)
AWM Embarkation Roll number17/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Medina on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class I)
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Postal Corps
FateReturned to Australia 21 April 1918
Discharge date12 July 1918
Other detailsMedal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BASHAM Alfred Leonard

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