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Alwyn Stewart FIELD

Regimental number3530
Place of birthDevonport, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Devonport, Tasmania
AddressDevonport, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.10
Height5' 9"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinFather, S S Field, Devonport, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years as a Sergeant in the Senior Cadets; 1 year in the 91st Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 May 1917
Place of death or woundingLagnicourt, France
Age at death20.6
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 33), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Steward and Alice FIELD, Devonport, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: [256] Lt Kenneth FIELD, returned to Australia, 16 March 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Wounded in action, 2 April 1917 (gun shot wound, shrapnel).

Died of wounds, 5th Army Operating Centre, 2 April 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FIELD Alwyn Stewart

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