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Alexander John McPHERSON

Regimental number2170
Place of birthYetman New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressYetnman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, A M McPherson, Yetman, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 05-9 August 1915
Date of death9 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot O, Grave No. 24), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
33
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Elizabeth McPHERSON, Yetman, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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