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Alfred Charles Victor AITKEN

Regimental number423
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressKensington, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Aitken, McPherson Street, Casterton, Victoria
Enlistment date15 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameRailway Unit, Section 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number15/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian Light Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1113 Pte Colin Robert AITKEN, 31st Bn, died of wounds, 21 July 1916; 575 Lance Sergeant George Fawcett AITKEN, 31st Bn, returned to Australia, 28 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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