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  Spirits of Gallipoli - Alexander AITCHISON AITCHISON, Alexander Walker

 

Spirits of Gallipoli - Alexander AITCHISON

Spirits of Gallipoli - Alexander AITCHISON
Unit 18th Battalion, D Company Rank Private
Date of Enlistment 19 February 1915 Service no. 1128
Date of Death 22 August 1915 Place of Death  
Age 31    
Cemetery Hill 60 Details Special Memorial 1
Epitaph Too Dearly Loved to Ever be Forgotten
Next of Kin (Wife) AITCHISON Elsie May Address 10 Banks Ave, Daceyville, NSW
Parents David Frith and Elsie Aitchison (nee Walker) Address  
Date of Birth 1888 Place of birth NSW Sydney
General

"On the 27th August we were close to Hill 60.  We left our trench, charged and took an advanced trench from which we had to retire to our old quarters.  There we was Aitchison lying with his face terribly injured but not quite dead.  The bearers refused to move him as his case was hopeless.  He died."  Private J White1513, B Coy, 18th Battalion.

Australian War Memorial, Red Cross files, 1DRL/0428, 40101 (source 7)

Other Sources

     
Spirits of Gallipoli - Photo   Photo Spirits of Gallipoli - Photo   The Sydney Morning Herald Newspaper, 9 October 1915 (source 24)
Spirits of Gallipoli - Photo   Photo Spirits of Gallipoli - Photo   The Sydney Mail Newspaper, 27 October 1915, page 9 (source 15)
Spirits of Gallipoli - News   Newspaper article Spirits of Gallipoli - News   The Sydney Morning Herald Newspaper, 8 October 1915 (source 24)
Spirits of Gallipoli - Family Details   Family details Spirits of Gallipoli - Family Details   Spirits of Gallipoli
Spirits of Gallipoli - Headstone   Headstone Spirits of Gallipoli - Headstone   Gallipoli Photographic Expedition, 2009 (source 183)
Spirits of Gallipoli - Various   Various Spirits of Gallipoli - Various   Annandale War Memorial, NSW (source 14)
Spirits of Gallipoli - Various   Various Spirits of Gallipoli - Various   Annandale War Memorial, NSW (source 14)
Spirits of Gallipoli - Various   Various Spirits of Gallipoli - Various   Annandale War Memorial, NSW (source 14)
Spirits of Gallipoli - Various   Various Spirits of Gallipoli - Various   Annandale War Memorial, NSW (source 14)
Spirits of Gallipoli - Various   Various Spirits of Gallipoli - Various   Australian War Memorial, ACT, Panel 84 (source 14)

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