Alfred Charles WEAVER

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WEAVER, Alfred Charles

Service Number: 2176
Enlisted: 7 January 1916, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 4 Battalion Imperial Camel Corps
Born: Rosewater, South Australia, 2 May 1894
Home Town: Rosewater (Greytown), Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Port Adelaide Public School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, Damascus, Syria, 31 March 1918, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery
Row E, Grave 32
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Glandore State Wards & Orphans Honour Roll, Rosewater War Memorial, Rosewater Womens Memorial Roll of Honour WW1
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World War 1 Service

7 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2176, Keswick, South Australia
16 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2176, 9th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
16 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2176, 9th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Anchises, Adelaide
30 Mar 1918: Wounded Trooper, SN 2176, 4 Battalion Imperial Camel Corps, Amman Raid (First)
31 Mar 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 2176, 4 Battalion Imperial Camel Corps

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Biography

Parents: George Weaver and Clara Weaver, Lamber Street, Rosewater, South Australia

Sons:

1191 William Alfred Weaver of the 10th Battalion, Died of Wounds on 23 May 1915

771 Frederick Henry Weaver of the 9th Light Horse Regiment, Killed in Action 28 August 1915

1842 Charles John Weaver of the 16th Battalion, Died of illness on 16 May 1917 in France whilst a POW

2176 Alfred Charles Weaver of the 4th Battalion Imperial Camel Corps, Died of wounds 31 March 1918

3647 George Victor Weaver of the 40th Battalion, returned to Australia 25 January 1919

Headstone Inscription: TOO FAR AWAY YOUR GRAVE TO SEE BUT NOT TOO FAR TO THINK OF THEE

 

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