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Alfred James DENT

Regimental number3141
Place of birthFrankston, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressFrankston, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Dent, Davey Street, Frankston, Victoria
Enlistment date17 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialSanctuary Wood Cemetery (Plot III, Row G, Grave No. 8), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary Ann DENT, Davey Street, Frankston, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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