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Number Private 159
Battalion 5th Battalion
Place of Birth Carlton Victoria
Next of Kin His best friend James Young Dandenong Road
Oakleigh. Later the address of James Young is
Date and place of enlistment Melbourne 20/8/1914
Physical details on enlistment Age 21 years 8 months,
5'4", 9 stone 6 pounds, grey eyes and brown hair
Religion Church of England
Occupation Farm labourer
Date and place of death
He was killed in action on 27/4/1915
Location of memorial
He is on the Lone Pine Memorial Gallipoli Turkey
Relationship to Woorayl Shire
He was from Allambee
he was in the school cadets for 2 years
he enlisted on 20/8/14
21/10/14 he was on the first Anzac convoy leaving Melbourne on board the Orvieto
He trained in Egypt
25/4/15 he landed at Gallipoli
27/4/15 he died of wounds
7/8/17 James Young asks if any of Alexander�s effects are available.
16/4/20 James is asked if he knows of any blood relations.
29/4/20 Janet Young has taken over the correspondence so it is assumed that James died. Janet writes that she knows of no blood relations of Alexander.
5/5/20 Janet is asked who is the beneficiary of Alexander�s estate.
14/7/21 Janet received the memorial scroll.
14/9/20 Janet received Alexander�s medals
22/12/27 Janet received Alexander�s memorial plaque.
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