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metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.title: Alfred Box
Name: Box, Alfred R
Rank: Private
Service Number: 62296
Place of Birth: Darwin
Next of Kin: Alfred William Box - Father ; Port Darwin Post Office.
Biographical notes: He received his medals in 1921 at Yatala Labour Prison, S.A on 8 December 1921. Living in W.A. in 1947.
Occupation: Seaman
Date of Enlistment: 7-Aug-1917
Age at Enlistment: 21
Place of Enlistment: Adelaide (S.A.)
Unit: 27th Battalion
Service: Australian Imperial Force
Service History: Box first enlisted 16 August 1917 but after serving 100 days at AIF camp Mitcham he was discharged for 'Having been convicted by the civil power'. After serving his sentence he re-enlisted 7 August 1918 embarking from Melbourne, on board HMAT A37 'Barambah' on 31 August 1918 as part of the 5th General Refits, he arrived in London 14 November 1918 where he was posted to the 27th Battalion. He returned to Australia on HT 'Devon' which embarked 8 October 1919 and was discharged 9 December 1919.
Related link: Unit War Diary
The blue and brown diamond: history of the 27th Battalion (A.I.F.) on active service by W. Dollman and H.M. Skinner. Adelaide: Lonnen & Cope, 1921.
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metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.subject.*: ANZAC
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
Appears in Collections:Returned ANZACs

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