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Alexander McKINNON

Regimental number427
Place of birthMortlake Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressMortlake, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Maggie McKinnon, Mortlake, Victoria
Enlistment date29 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A16 Star of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 1 December 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialRamleh War Cemetery (Row M, Grave No. 66), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
6
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margaret MCKINNON, Mortlake, Victoria

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