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Alexander Russell MANN

Regimental number54468
Date of birth23 August 1898
Place of birthElgin, Scotland
AddressDrummoyne, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, A C Mann, 24 Thompson Street, Drummoyne, New South Wales
Previous military service31st Infantry
Enlistment date7 May 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 April 1918
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Feldmarschall on 19 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1919
Discharge date20 September 1919
Other details

War service: embarked from Sydney, 19 June 1918; disembarked London, 26 August 1918. Transferred to Reinforcements, 34th Bn, 26 September 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France, 22 November 1918; taken on strength, 34th Bn, 3 December 1918.

Admitted to 9th Australian Field Ambulance, 12 December 1918 (influenza); transferred to No. 2 Australian General Hospital, Abbeville, 12 December 1918. Transferred to England, 20 December 1918, and admitted to Brook War Hospital, Woolwich, 20 December 1918. Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 2 January 1919. Granted furlough, 8 January 1919, to report to No. 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, Wiltshire, 22 January 1919.

Granted period of Non-Military Employment, 24 March-24 September 1919, with pay and subsistence, to work at Caledon Motors, Glasgow, Scotland. Leave cancelled, 4 July 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 22 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 5 September 1919; discharged, 20 September 1919.

Medal: British War Medal

Also served in World War II as 33270, Royal Australian Air Force, 20 August 1940-13 May 1946: AC1, 1940; LAC, April 1941; Corporal, September 1941; Sergeant, September 1942.

Date of death11 March 1998
Place of burialBody donated to Department of Anatomy, University of Sydney, New South Wales

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