Alexander MAY MM

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MAY, Alexander

Service Number: 718
Enlisted: 11 July 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 30th Infantry Battalion
Born: South Shields, England., 1885
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Bingham Methodist Church School, Belfast, Ireland
Occupation: Ironworker
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 12 October 1917
Cemetery: Dochy Farm New British Cemetery
Personal Inscription A TRIBUTE OF LOVE TO MY DEAR SON ALEX THE SUPREME SACRIFICE HIS DEAR MOTHER. Grave III. B. 16
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour

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World War 1 Service

11 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 718, 30th Infantry Battalion
9 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, SN 718, 30th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
9 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, SN 718, 30th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Beltana, Sydney
Date unknown: Honoured Military Medal

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