William Alexander (Alex) MEDCALF MM

MEDCALF, William Alexander

Service Number: 4847
Enlisted: 10 July 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 12th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Inglewood, Victoria, August 1893
Home Town: Glenalbyn, Loddon, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Natural causes, Inglewood, Victoria, 25 October 1978
Cemetery: Inglewood Cemetery, Victoria
Memorials: Inglewood War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

10 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4847, 7th Infantry Battalion, Melbourne, Victoria
7 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4847, 7th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
7 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4847, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wiltshire, Melbourne
2 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 4847, 12th Field Artillery Brigade

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Regimental number 4847
Religion Church of England
Marital status Married
Age at embarkation 22
Next of kin Wife, Mrs M Medcalf, Glenalbyn, Victoria
Enlistment date 10 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll 15 July 1915
Rank on enlistment Private
Unit name 7th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number 23/24/4
Embarkation details Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll Gunner
Unit from Nominal Roll 12th Field Artillery Brigade
Fate Returned to Australia 5 April 1919
Other details Name given on headstone as William Alex MEDCALF MM.
Date of death 25 October 1978
Age at death 83
Place of burial Inglewood Cemetery, Victoria