Robert Osborne ALEXANDER

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ALEXANDER, Robert Osborne

Service Number: 756
Enlisted: 9 September 1914
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Albert Park, Victoria, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Port Melbourne, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 7 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 5, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

9 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 756, 8th Light Horse Regiment
8 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 756, 8th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
8 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 756, 8th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Pera, Melbourne
7 Aug 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 756, 8th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
9 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 756, 8th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Nagambie, Victoria

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Robert Alexander and Janet Kennedy Alexander nee Cuthbert of Melbourne, Victoria. Brother of Archibald Alexander of 120 Pickle Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal