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Alfred MELVILLE

Regimental number1472
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBlacksmith's striker
Addressc/o Mrs. E. Melville, Mills Cottage, East parade, Mitcham, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Elsie Melville, Mills Cottage, East parade, Mitcham, South Australia
Enlistment date30 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 86), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Husband of Elsie MITCHELL (formerly MELVILLE), 45 Howard Street, Melbourne, Victoria. Native of Adelaide, South Australia

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