Alexander Lawrence CARRAILL

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CARRAILL, Alexander Lawrence

Service Number: 1948
Enlisted: 28 August 1915
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 14th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Tungkillo, South Australia, 18 May 1893
Home Town: Oodnadatta, South Australia
Schooling: Tungkillo Primary School
Occupation: Stockman
Died: Died of Wounds , France, 8 August 1918, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Longueau British Cemetery
(II. E. 1.) Longueeau British Cemetery, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Tungkillo Roll of Honor, Tungkillo War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

28 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1
10 Feb 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1948, 9th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
10 Feb 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1948, 9th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Warilda, Adelaide
8 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 1948, 14th Field Artillery Brigade , The Battle of Amiens
Date unknown: Involvement 14th Field Artillery Brigade , Battle for Pozières

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Biography

"...1948 Driver  Alexander Lawrence Carraill, of Tungkillo, SA. Dvr Alexander Carraill enlisted with 9th Light Horse Regiment on 28 August 1915 and embarked from Adelaide aboard HMAT Warilda on 10 February 1916. He died of wounds in France on 8 August 1918, aged 25 years whilst serving with the 14th Field Artillery Brigade. Dvr Alexander Carraill had two brothers Leslie and Stanley who served with the AIF and were killed in action." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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