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Alexander EGOROFF

Regimental number2137
Date of birth1880
Place of birthPronski, Russia
ReligionOrthodox
OccupationMotor driver
Addressc/o N Alexander, George Street, Canterbury, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33.8
Height5' 6.25"
Weight166 lbs
Next of kinFather, A Egoroff, PO Neketeno, Selo Bestugevo, Russia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 October 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date14 May 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 18 October 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 10 December 1917, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, left arm), 14 May 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1940
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, EGOROFF Alexander

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