Albert Edward ALEXANDER

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ALEXANDER, Albert Edward

Service Number: 3106
Enlisted: 17 November 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 59th Infantry Battalion
Born: Warragul, Victoria, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Dandenong, Greater Dandenong, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Grocer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 2 September 1918, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Fouquescourt British Cemetery
Plot 111, Row BB, Grave 10
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Dandenong Shire Roll of Honour, Dandenong St James' Anglican Church Roll of Honour, Ensay War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

17 Nov 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1
16 Dec 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3106, 59th Infantry Battalion
16 Dec 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3106, 59th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Medic, Melbourne
Date unknown: Involvement 59th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography

59 Battalion

Rank - Private

18 February 1917 - Disembarked Plymouth

29 September 1917 - Proceeded to France

15 October 1917 -  Joined unit

2 September 1918 - Wounded in action. Shell wounds both legs

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Son of Albert and Elizabeth Alexander, of Heatherton Road, Dandenong, Victoria, Australia