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Alexander WILKIE

Regimental number2894
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPlumber
AddressBoonah, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.5
Height5' 6.5"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFather, Richard Begvbie Wilkie, Boonah, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 July 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date19 July 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 December 1954
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILKIE Alexander

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