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Alexander Louis CALLANDER

Regimental number5819
Place of birthCollingwood, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine cleaner
Address68 Brewer Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Elizabeth Andrews, 229 Stirling Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 19 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death21.10
Place of burialNine Elms British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 16), Poperinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Annie CALLANDER, 229 Stirling Street, Perth, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsUncle: Marshal Edward Michael Simmons, died 7 June 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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