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Alexander Lawrence CARRAILL

Regimental number1948
Place of birthRockleigh, South Australia
Other NamesCARRAIL, Alexander Laurence
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStockman
AddressOodnadatta, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Margaret Carraill, 220 Jeffcott Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date28 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 10 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 8 August 1918
Place of burialLongueeau British Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
18
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Margaret CARRAILL, 53 Regent Street, Kensington, South Australia. Native of Tungkillo. Commemorated in North Road Church of England Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia.
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3780 Pte Leslie McNiel CARRAILL, 32nd Bn, killed in action, 3 September 1918; 2374 Pte Stanley James CARRAILL, 19th Bn, killed in action, 14 November 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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