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Alexander MEEK

Regimental number1872
Place of birthKirkintillock Scotland
OccupationStation hand
AddressElsmore, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ruby Meek, 81 Elizabeth Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 4 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialYpres Town Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 15), Menin Gate, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Elizabeth MEEK; husband of Ruby MEEK, 20 Carlisle Street, Ashfield, New South Wales. Native of Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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