Alexander BRAND

BRAND, Alexander

Service Number: 3011
Enlisted: 13 July 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion
Born: Auchterderran, Fife, Scotland, 1891
Home Town: Wonthaggi, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Wheeler
Died: Drowning - fell from a train into a canal, Nefiche, West Ismailia, Egypt, 1 January 1916
Cemetery: Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
Row B, Grave 60 Headstone inscription reads: In loving memory of our dear son inserted by his mother , Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery, Ismailia, Suez Canal, Egypt
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
Show Relationships

World War 1 Service

13 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3011, 24th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne
26 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, 3011, 24th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
26 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, 3011, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Commonwealth, Melbourne

Help us honour Alexander Brand's service by contributing information, stories, and images so that they can be preserved for future generations.

Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 20 years. Address at the time of enlistment was 'Edgarton', Turner Street, Wonthaggi, Victoria

Son of William and Margaret Melville Brand of 91 Robin Crescent, Methil Brae, Methil, Fifeshire, Scotland

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal