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Alexander Joseph BASSETT

Regimental number3602
Place of birthKilmore, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 6"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMrs Mary Bassettl, Warrigul, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 October 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 February 1917
Place of enlistmentHobart, Tasmania
Unit name40th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 January 1919
Discharge date22 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
Date of death30 June 1952
Age at death72
Place of burialLake Bolac Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, BASSETT Alexander Joseph

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