Alexander McIntyre

First Name: 
Alexander
Last Name: 
McIntyre
Mother's Name: 
Alicia McIntyre nee Francis
Father's Name: 
Robert McIntyre
Date Enlisted: 
Tuesday, December 15, 1914
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
4th Battalion
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
1914/1915 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Place of Death: 
Deniliquin, N.S.W
Details: 

Alexander McIntyre (Service No 1596), was born in Cooma, N.S.W., in 1891.

At enlistment, he was single, 22 years old, worked as a shearer, and was the first of 3 brothers to enlist.

Alexander embarked on HMAT A49 Seang Choon, with 4th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement, on 11th February 1915. He arrived in Egypt in early March 1915, and saw service in Gallipoli, Turkey. In September 1915, Alexander was hospitalised for a short time, due to illness. He arrived in France with the 4th Battalion on 29th March 1916, and saw service on the Western Front, but was admitted to hospital a number of times due to sickness. Alexander was returned to Australia in January 1919, and discharged on 18th April 1919.

In 1924, he married Ethel Standing, in Grafton, N.S.W.

Alexander died in Deniliquin, N.S.W., in 1943.

He is commemorated for his service on the Corrimal Public School Roll of Honour along with his brothers, Desmond McIntyre (Service No 4403) and Robert McIntyre (Service No 4710).

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, MCINTYRE A

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