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Alfred Benjamin EYRE

Regimental number6647
Place of birthIpswich England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTranshipping clerk
AddressNew Farm, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs K Eyre, care or J McGrath, Annie Street, Kingsholme, New Farm, Briwbane, Jqld
Enlistment date4 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death31 July 1928
Place of burialToowong Cemetery

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