The AIF Project


Regimental number5326
Place of birthTrentham, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressLancefield Junction, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, R Alexander, Lancefield Junction, Victoria
Enlistment date4 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 September 1916
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBedford House Cemetery, Enclosure No. 4 (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 2), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Margaret Spellecy ALEXANDER, Riddell, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1377 Driver Reginald ALEXANDER, 11th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 2 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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