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Alfred John  Rivett

Name on Board AJ Rivett
Name on Service
Alfred John   Rivett
Enlistment Age 19
Occupation Cook
Place of Birth Williamstown, Vic
Next of Kin Mrs A E Rivett
Address 21 Stevedore St, Williamstown, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 2/09/1914
Service No. 986 indexed as 985 on NAA records
Enlistment Place Morphetville, SA
Embarkation Place Adelaide
Embarkation Date 20/10/1914
Embarkation Ship HMAT Ascanius A11
Unit on Embarkation 10th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 24/07/1915
Unit on Death 10th Australian Infantry Battalion
Rank on Death Private
Cause of Death Died of wounds received 01/05/1915 (Sepsia from arm amputation) (Arm amputated 31/5/1915, placed on dangerous list 5/6/1915)
Place of Wounding/
Gallipoli, died at First Australian General Hospital, Cairo
Cemetery or Memorial Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Cairo, Egypt
Additional Information Alfred Rivett sailed on the First Convoy of 38 ships which departed from Albany, Western Australia on 1 November 1914. Prior to enlistment Alfred Rivett worked for Messrs Gray Bros, forgemasters, Adelaide, SA
Additional References Williamstown Chronicle: Saturday 5 June 1915, p2; 7 August, 1915 and 29 April 1916 The National Anzac Centre, Albany, Western Australia
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