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Alexander Benjamin Warne EAGER

Regimental number863
Date of birth20 September 1892
Place of birthCollingwood, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationMotor trimmer
Address13 Union Street, Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 6"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFather, A Eager, 13 Union Street, Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceMember, Wonthaggi Rifle Club.
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name8th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

Also served in World War II; enlisted, 20 August 1940; discharged, 5 July 1945, as V1791 Captain, 39th Bn.

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