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Alexander William MELVILLE

Regimental number6442
Place of birthNewtown, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDriver
Address19 Bedford Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Alexander William Melville, 19 Bedford Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Ada MELVILLE. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

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

Date of death27 April 1929
Age at death33
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, New South Wales

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