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Alexander Norman COMRIE

Regimental number420
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressMalvern House, Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinFather, John Comrie, Wendouree PO, Wendouree, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date18 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentCSM (WO Class II)
Unit name39th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 December 1948
Age at death76
Place of burialBallarat (New) Cemetery, Victoria

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