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Charles Beresford ALEXANDER

Regimental number293
Place of birthMilbong, near Ipswich, Queensland
SchoolToolburra South State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGreymare, via Warwick, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinSophia Alexander, Greymare, via Warwick, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed 4-5 years in the Darling Downs Regiment, Australian Light Horse (Lt at time of AIF enlistment).
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A15 Star of England on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 7 April 1915
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave 205), Egypt.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Sophia ALEXANDER, Greymare, Queensland
Family/military connectionsCousin: Frank TOBIN [cannot be identfied: RoH circular states 'killed in the war': no such person listed on the Nominal Roll]
Other details

War service: Egypt

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

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