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Alexander Douglas AULD

Regimental number4653
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
OccupationTobacco worker
AddressMrs E Auld, 26 Palmer Lane, Woolomooloo, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinMrs E Auld, 26 Palmer Lane, Wooloomooloo, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 13 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death40
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave 17), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Isabella AULD; Wife: Eva AULD, 242 Palmer Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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