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Regimental number2012
True NameSANDFORD, Alexander Harold
ReligionChurch of England
Address38 Victoria Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMrs M H Sandford, 38 Victoria Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 November 1918
Discharge date16 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from England on board HT 'Suevic', 20 November 1918 (invalid); disembarked Melbourne, 5 January 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, hand), Melbourne, 16 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 476 Alexander Harold SANDFORD for first period of service.
Date of death16 June 1928
Place of burialBox Hill Cemetery, Victoria

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