Alexander Thomas ABASSIE


ABASSIE, Alexander Thomas

Service Number: 3228
Enlisted: 14 July 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 21 July 1896
Home Town: Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria
Schooling: Dixons Creek State School
Occupation: Lift Attendant
Died: Died of wounds, Pozières, France, 23 July 1916, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot V, Row E, Grave 38
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kangaroo Ground Shire of Eltham War Memorial Tower
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World War 1 Service

14 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3228, Melbourne, Victoria
11 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3228, 6th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
11 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3228, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Nestor, Melbourne
23 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3228, 6th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Alexander Thomas ABASSIE was born on 21st July 1896 in Ballarat, Victoria

His parents were Elias ABASSIE and Sarah Jane WALLACE - his Mother Sarah remarried in 1914 to William James NOBLE

He enlisetd on 14th July 1915 with the Australian Army - 6th Battalion, 11th reinforcements - Unit left Melbourne on HMAT Nestor on 11th October 1915

Alexander died of wounds in Poziers, Somme, France on 23rd July 1916 and is buried in Warloy Ballon Communal cemetery Extension, France - He is also listed on the Dixons Creek Honour Roll.

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