Alexander Valentine (Val) DEAN

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DEAN, Alexander Valentine

Service Number: 1114
Enlisted: 20 August 1914, Kensington, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Lockhart, NSW, 1894
Home Town: Wellington, Wellington, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Railway Porter
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 7 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Haymarket NSW Government Railway and Tramway Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

20 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1114, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Kensington, NSW
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 1114, 3rd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 1114, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Killed - shot in jugular vein - bled to death. Think buried in dead end of Turkish trench, Lone Pine.