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Alister ARCHER

Date of birth6 June 1890
Place of birthLarvik Norway
OccupationStockman
AddressRockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, James G K Archer, Toldervaden, Laurvick, Norway
Enlistment date23 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Light Horse Regiment
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Lieutenant


Unit: Staff Imperial Camel Brigade
Promotion date: 27 July 1916

FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Other details

War service: Middle East.

Served as ADC to General Sir Harry Chauvel at the time of the Victory March in London.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Became a local historian of Central Queensland.
Date of death10 April 1965
Age at death75
Place of burialRockhampton Cemetery, Queensland
Sources'Pastoral Review', 18 June 1965, p. 573.

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