Alexander George PAIRMAN


PAIRMAN, Alexander George

Service Number: 4900
Enlisted: 16 July 1915
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 59th Infantry Battalion
Born: Kyneton, Victoria, Australia, December 1885
Home Town: Box Hill, Whitehorse, Victoria
Schooling: State School, Victoria
Occupation: Butter maker
Died: Bronchitis, Military Hospital at Fovant, United Kingdom, 26 November 1916
Cemetery: Compton Chamberlayne Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Box Hill Shire of Nunawading War Memorial, Shire of Nunawading Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

16 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4900, 5th Infantry Battalion
7 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4900, 5th Infantry Battalion
7 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, SN 4900, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wiltshire, Melbourne
20 Apr 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 59th Infantry Battalion
5 May 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 59th Infantry Battalion
26 Nov 1916: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 4900, 59th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Evan Evans

From WW1 Australian War Graves in England/UK

Died on this date - 26th November......Lance Corporal Alexander George Pairman was born at Kyneton, Victoria in 1885. He enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force (A.I.F.) on 16th July, 1915 as a 29 year old Butter Maker from Box Hill, Victoria.

Private Pairman embarked from Melbourne on 7th March, 1916 & disembarked at Suez. He was promoted to Acting Sergeant in January 1916 then his rank reverted back to Private in April 1916. He was appointed Lance Corporal on 30th May, 1916.

Lance Corporal Pairman was admitted to Hospital with Scarlet Fever in June 1916. He was discharged in July 1916 & arrived in France on 8th August, 1916. He was transferred back to England on 21st August, 1916 with 15th Training Battalion.

Lance Corporal Pairman was admitted to Codford Group Clearance Hospital on 22nd October, 1916 for 2 days suffering from influenza. He was then transferred to the Military Hospital at Sutton Veny in Wiltshire until 7th November, 1916 with bronchitis.

On 20th November, 1916, L/Cpl Pairman was admitted to Military Hospital at Fovant with Bronchitis where he died on 26th November, 1916 from Bronchitis. He was buried in Compton Chamberlayne War Graves Cemetery, Wiltshire where 27 other WW1 Australian Soldiers are buried.