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Alexander Thomas LAURIE

Regimental number1633
Place of birthWalcha, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStock-keeper
AddressWallamumbi via Armidale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.1
Height5' 7.5"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinFather, Robert Laurie, Wallamumbi via Armidale, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 August 1915
Place of enlistmentWarwick Farm, New South wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollShoeing Smith
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1919
Discharge date16 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Ulimaroa', 13 March 1919; disembarked, Sydney, 24 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 16 June 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 May 1954
Age at death61
Place of burialWauchope General Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, LAURIE Alexander Thomas

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