Alexander Thomas BETHUNE

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BETHUNE, Alexander Thomas

Service Number: 6280
Enlisted: 30 September 1916, Ballarat, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 22nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Penola, South Australia, 12 June 1878
Home Town: Banyena, Northern Grampians, Victoria
Schooling: Penola State School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Broodseinde, West Vlanarden, Belgium, 4 October 1917, aged 39 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Penola Coonawarra & Penola Sub-Branch R.S.S.&A.I.L.A. Honour Roll, Penola District WW1 Roll of Honor, Penola War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

30 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6280, Ballarat, Victoria
23 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6280, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
23 Nov 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 6280, 22nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
4 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6280, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Broodseinde Ridge

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Biography

Son of John BETHUNE and Ellen Jane AITKEN fmly BETHUNE nee GAMMON