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Alfred Walter Clarence ANDERSON

Regimental number2870
Place of birthIpswich, Queensland
AddressKilcoy, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Height5' 10.5"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Jane Anderson, Warwick, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected on account of rheumatics)
Enlistment date16 August 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Discharge date6 November 1917
Other details

War service: England

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 22 July 1917; discharged (medically unfit: rheumatism), Brisbane, 6 November 1917.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death13 August 1954
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium, Brisbane, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, ANDERSON Alfred Walter Clarence

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