Alfred Nicholas UREN MSM

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UREN, Alfred Nicholas

Service Number: 1193
Enlisted: 1 December 1915
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: Mining Corps
Born: Kapunda, South Australia, Australia, 27 November 1868
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: State School, South Australia
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Died of wounds, France, 11 August 1918, aged 49 years
Cemetery: Pernes British Cemetery
III B 22, Pernes British Cemetery, Pernes-en-Artois, Arras, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Mount Lawley - Inglewood War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

1 Dec 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 1193, Mining Corps
20 Feb 1916: Involvement Sergeant, SN 1193, Mining Corps
20 Feb 1916: Involvement Sergeant, SN 1193, Mining Corps
20 Feb 1916: Embarked Sergeant, SN 1193, Mining Corps, HMAT Ulysses, Sydney
20 Feb 1916: Embarked Sergeant, SN 1193, Mining Corps, HMAT Ulysses, Sydney
11 Aug 1918: Involvement Sergeant, SN 1193

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of  Nicholas and Grace UREN; husband of A.G. UREN, 40 Maglan Road, North Perth, Western Australia

Awarded the Meritorious service Medal for valuable services rendered with the Forces in France on June 17th 1918. A true "Scout" lived and died for others.

Mr. A. N. Uren, Hon Scoutmaster, No. 32 St. Alban's Own Troop, has enlisted in the Miners' Corps and is now in camp. Mr. Uren will be very much missed by No. 32 Troop, among the members of which he  is very popular, and the good work, he has done is much appreciated. Recently he has done fine service in connection with Sandbag making. He has the best wishes of all for his success as a soldier of the King.

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