Alfred Joseph BASING

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BASING, Alfred Joseph

Service Number: 18
Enlisted: 30 September 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 42nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Armidale, New South Wales, 1896
Home Town: Hillgrove, Armidale Dumaresq, New South Wales
Schooling: Hillgrove State School, New South Wales
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, Messines, France, 13 June 1917
Cemetery: Trois Arbres Cemetery
Plot 1, Row S, Grave 27
Memorials: Cooroy War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

30 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Brisbane, Queensland
5 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 18, 42nd Infantry Battalion
5 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 18, 42nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Sydney

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Biography

Alfred Joseph BASING was born in 1896 in Armidale, NSW

His parents were Frederick BASING & Ellen Elizabeth FRY who married in NSW in 1885

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42 Battalion

Rank - Private

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Son of Frederick Basing and Ellen Elizabeth, of West View, Cooroy West, Queensland. Native of Hillgrove, New South Wales. Brother of 2341 Corporal Walter Henry Basing, 15th Bn, died of wounds, 6 July 1918