Alfred Edward FLEET

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FLEET, Alfred Edward

Service Number: 3354
Enlisted: 20 January 1916, Lismore, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 31st Infantry Battalion
Born: Fortitude Valley, Queensland, Australia, 10 June 1888
Home Town: Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Fortitude Valley State School, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Polygon Wood, Belgium, 26 September 1917, aged 29 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Casino and District Memorial Hospital WW1 Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

20 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3354, 31st Infantry Battalion, Lismore, New South Wales
4 May 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3354, 31st Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
4 May 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3354, 31st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Choon, Brisbane
26 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3354, 31st Infantry Battalion, Polygon Wood

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Biography contributed by Paul Trevor

Enlisted and served under alias Athur Edward Fleet

Brother 594 Francis John Fleet DCM