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Benjamin David ALEXANDER

Regimental number1676
Date of birth1888
Other NamesBenjamin Disraeli
ReligionMethodist
OccupationOrchardist
Addressc/o C.B. Brady, Waterton Hill, West Tamar, Launceston
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Joseph Alexander, Burnside, Newcastle-on-Tyne, England
Enlistment date2 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1917
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row A, Grave 82), Egypt.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
3
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Catherine ALEXANDER.

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