James Cyril ALEXANDER

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ALEXANDER, James Cyril

Service Number: 459
Enlisted: 24 August 1914, Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Shepparton, Victoria, 1896
Home Town: Lismore, Lismore Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Compositor and Reporter
Died: Killed in action, Monash Valley, Gallipoli, 14 May 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Panel 2. No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kyogle Great War Honor Roll, Kyogle Shire Council Honour Roll WW1, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

24 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
24 Sep 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 459, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
24 Sep 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 459, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Star of England, Brisbane

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Biography

Son of Jas. W. Alexander, Kyogle, New South Wales

Served for 3.5 years in the 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment

Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.

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