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Alfred Edward AVERY

Regimental number366
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLinotype mechanic
Address'Kelso', Alexander Street, Coogee, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, G C Avery, 'Kelso', Alexander Street, Coogee, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 1, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Divisional Machine Gun Company
FateDied of wounds 28 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row G, Grave 1A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Georrg Cooper and Eva Maria Lillie AVERY, 58 Howard Street, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales

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