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Alfred STARKEY

Regimental number4571
Place of birthWindsor, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressLyons Road, Five Dock, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.6
Height5' 7"
Weight141 lbs
Next of kinFather, A Starkey, Lyons Road, Five Dock, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 November 1915
Place of enlistmentArmidale, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 October 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date12 June 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Beltana', 18 October 1917; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, left leg and head; trench feet), 12 June 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 November 1956
Age at death59
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, STARKEY Alfred

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