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Alfred Joseph ATHERTON

Regimental number1299
Place of birthMount Gambier, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPlumber
AddressLigar Street, Colac, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Johanna Atherton, Ligar Street, Colac, Victoria
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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