Alexander Richard GUTHRIE

GUTHRIE, Alexander Richard

Service Number: 949
Enlisted: 14 January 1915, Perth, WA
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 10th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Wedderburn, Victoria, Australia, 1870
Home Town: Victoria Park, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Schooling: Wedderburn State School No.794, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Sleeper Cutter
Died: Died of wounds, At sea (HMHS Rewa), 6 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Lone Pine Memorial, Panel 10,
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, East Victoria Park Memorial Wall, Kings Park 10th Light Horse Regiment Memorial WA, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Wedderburn War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

14 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 949, 10th Light Horse Regiment, Perth, WA
26 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, 949, 10th Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '3' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Hororata embarkation_ship_number: A20 public_note: ''
26 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, 949, 10th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Hororata, Fremantle
6 Aug 1915: Involvement Trooper, 949, 10th Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 949 awm_unit: 10 Light Horse Regiment awm_rank: Trooper awm_died_date: 1915-08-06
6 Aug 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Trooper, 949, 10th Light Horse Regiment, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli, SW to chest and left arm. Evacuated to HMHS Rewa however died of his wounds later the same day and was buried at sea.

Tpr Alexander Richard Guthrie

From AWM

949 Trooper (Tpr) Alexander Richard Guthrie, 10th Light Horse Regiment from Victoria Park, Western Australia. A 44 year old sleeper-hewer prior to enlisting on 14 January 1915, he embarked for overseas with the 5th Reinforcements from Fremantle on 26 April 1915 aboard HMAT Hororata (A20). While serving at Gallipoli, he was wounded in action at Russell's Top and died of his wounds (shrapnel wounds, chest and left arm), on the Hospital Ship 'Rewa', 6 August 1915. Tpr Guthrie was buried at sea and is commemorated on the Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey with others who have no known grave.

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