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Foreman, Alexander (1220)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 21 years

Enlistment Details: Monday, 8 March 1915 – Ouyen, VIC

Service Number: 1220            view online service record

Ouyen, VIC

Next of Kin:
Joseph Foreman (father)
Church Street
Richmond, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Monday, 10 May 1915
Ship: HMAT Ulysses A38
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 23rd Infantry Battalion

KIA: Tuesday, 30 July 1918
Place: France

Private, 23 Infantry, killed in action 20 July, 1918, France aged 24, Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery, France.

Parents: Joseph and Elizabeth Ann FOREMAN (late), born Port Melbourne, educated Nott Street SS, father at 155 Liardet Street (painter). He enlisted as a farmer from Ouyen with father as next of kin in South Richmond, but Port Melbourne was nominated on circular as place of association. Only son, two married sisters in Kew and Richmond.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

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