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Alexander CHALMERS

Regimental number271
Date of birth2 December 1888
Place of birthWalloway, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressOladdie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, L. Chalmers, Oladdie, South Australia
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 22 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3 Light Horse
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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