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Letter in george Alexander's probate.
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The Battalion was being relieved and George was in a bay in the front line trench getting ready for relief when the Bosch landed a Pineapple shell in the bay killing George outright and wounding four others, one of whom afterwards died of wounds at the Regimental Aid station.
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Miss E. Alexander (sister), Harbour Terrace, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
POW liberation details
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8 January 1918 AWMM
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- Buttes New British Cemetery (NZ) Memorial, Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
- Cave War Memorial, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
- Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
- 62898 Lance Corporal George Francis Alexander, D Coy. Otago Infantry Reg. Farmer of Cave, died of wounds (received near Bapaume) 1st battalion, Otago regiment, 8th Company C.C. is listed on the Cave War Memorial, in South Canterbury, N.Z.
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