William Robert ALEXANDER

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ALEXANDER, William Robert

Service Numbers: 2566, 2966
Enlisted: 18 September 1915, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 5th Field Company Engineers
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Coburg, Moreland, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Draftsman
Died: Died of wounds, France, 19 August 1918, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen
Plot R 11, Row L, Grave 17
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World War 1 Service

18 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
24 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 2566, 5th Field Company Engineers, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
24 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 2566, 5th Field Company Engineers
19 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, SN 2966

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Biography

Australian Engineers, 1 Engineer Company

Rank - Sapper

18 August 1918 - Shell wound to the forehead

Son of Joseph Samuel Alexander and Martha Catherena Alexander, of Station Road, Chelsea, Victoria, Australia