|Place of birth||Gerringong, New South Wales|
|Address||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Father, Thomas Alexander, Gerringong, South Coast, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Sapper|
|Unit name||1-4 Signal Troops, June 1917 Reinforcement|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sapper|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||Signal Reinforcements|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Place of burial||Gerringong Cemetery, New South Wales, Australia.|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, New South Wales. Photo: Peter Dennis|
War service: Egypt
Embarked Melbourne, 2 November 1917; disembarked Suez, 10 December 1917, and marched into Reinforcements Camp, Moascar, the same day.
Admitted to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, Moascar, 27 December 1917 (mumps); discharged, 20 January 1918, and marched into Reinforcements Camp, Moascar, the same.
Attached to Australian Imperial Force Headquarters, Cairo, 26 February 1918.
Admitted to No 70 General Hospital, Cairo, 9 April 1918 (scabies); transferred to Convalescent Depot, Abbassia, 30 April 1918; to No 31 General Hospital, Cairo, 21 May 1918 (dermatitis); to Convalescent Depot, 5 August 1918.
Admitted to No 31 General Hospital, Cairo, 4 September 1918; discharged, 25 September 1918, and marched into Signals Training Depot, Cairo, 25 September 1918.
Marched into Details Camp, Moascar, 17 November 1918.
Marched into Headquarters, A.T.C., Moascar, 21 November 1918.
Attached to Australian Imperial Force Headquarters, Cairo, 26 November 1918.
Admitted to No 14 Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 10 June 1919 (haemorrhoids).
Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Dunluce Castle', 17 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 30 August 1919.
Died, No 4 Australian General Hospital, 4 February 1920 (syncope).Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||33|
|Place of burial||Gerringong Cemetery, New South Wales|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ALEXANDER James Ernest|