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Green, Alexander Preston (7953)

Place of Birth: Minnesota, USA

Age: 35 years 11 months

Enlistment Details: Tuesday, 20 July 1915 – Seymour, VIC

Service Number: 7953            view online service record

11 Station Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Margaret Green (wife)
11 Station Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Wednesday, 10 November 1915
Ship: HMAT Ascanius A11
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 18th Company Army Service Corps

RTA: Saturday, 22 July 1916
Discharged: Tuesday, 22 August 1916

Corporal, 18 Australian Service Corps, died from illness 3 April, 1919, Carlton, aged 39.

Parents: Charles GREEN (late) and Rosaline HAWORTH (previously GREEN), wife Mrs Margaret GREEN, born Minnesota, USA. A 35-year-old labourer who enlisted with wife at 11 Station Street. Green returned to Australia 16 October 1915 with cardiac weakness (myocarditis) and was discharged as medically unfit, August, 1916. He re-enlisted, 26 March 1917, for Home Service in Headquarters Company, Seymour Camp. He died from influenza on 3 April, 1919 at the Exhibition Buildings Emergency Hospital at 39 years and was interred at the Fawkner Memorial Park Cemetery.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

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