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Alexander BLACK

Regimental number494
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
Address15 Gore Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ada Elizabeth Black, Alma Street, Maryborough, Victoria
Enlistment date30 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameNo 1 Mining Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1503 Pte Frederick BLACK, 6th Bn, killed in action, 12 July 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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