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Regimental number5701
AddressMerrigum, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, G Alcorn, Gisborne, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameTunnelling Companies Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Tunnelling Company
FateDied of wounds 26 March 1917
Place of burialVlamertinghe Military Cemetery (Plot VI, Row D, Grave no. 13), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Native of Merrigum, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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