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Alexander SHEARER

Regimental number2742
Place of birthLanark Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoilermaker
AddressMarrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Shearer, 33 Bardowie Street, Pessilpark, Glasgow, Scotland
Enlistment date15 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919

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