|Place of birth||Coreen, Co Antrim, Ireland|
|Address||Bogan Gate, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||35|
|Next of kin||Father, A. Alexander, Coreen, Co Antrim, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Holsworthy, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||3rd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/20/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Pioneer Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Allotted and proceeded to join 2nd Bn, Tel el Kebir, 14 February 1916.
Transferred to 1st Pioneer Bn, Serapeum, and taken on strength, 10 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 26 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 2 April 1916.
On leave, 31 July 1917; rejoined unit, in the field, 14 August 1917.
On leave to United Kingdom, 23 August 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 13 September 1918.
Appointed Driver, 13 December 1918.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 20 March 1919, and reverted to Private.
Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Soudan', 12 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 30 June 1919; discharged, Sydney, 25 August 1919Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ALEXANDER John|