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Alfred John SAUNDERS

Regimental number10539
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolJames St Boys School, Perth, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address608 Hay Street, Jolimont, Subiaco, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, A J Saunders, 608 Hay Street, Jolimont, Subiaco, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Naval Cadets, Fremantle, WA.
Enlistment date8 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal RollTMB
FateKilled in Action 3 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France
Age at death18.11
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row J, Grave No. 34), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
20
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Jane SAUNDERS, Warialda Street, Merrylands, New South Wales

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