Alfred Ernest CLASSEN


CLASSEN, Alfred Ernest

Service Number: 152
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Enlisted at Helena Vale, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 10 May 1889
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds - gunshot wound - to the abdomen, At sea on board HMHS Neuralia, 5 July 1915, aged 26 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 3
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Middle Swan - Swan Boys Orphanage Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 152, Enlisted at Helena Vale, WA
2 Nov 1914: Involvement Private, SN 152, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
2 Nov 1914: Embarked Private, SN 152, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Alfred was residing in Western Australia at the time of his enlistment

Brother of William Henry J Classen of 468 William Street, Melbourne last known address was Tatura, Victoria

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal