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William ALEXANDER

Regimental number3641
Place of birthDevonport, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressIodite Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Alexander, Iodite Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 September 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 12 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1916
Date of death4 November 1973
Place of burialBallarat New Cemetery

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